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17 December 2021

Online Privacy Bill and Privacy Act Discussion Paper: Increased Enforcement Risk and Regulatory Change

As explored in our earlier briefing article, the recent release of the exposure draft of the Privacy Legislation Amendment (Enhancing Online Privacy and Other Measures) Bill 2021 (the Exposure Draft) and the Privacy Act Review – Discussion Paper (the Discussion Paper ) canvass a wide array of...
17 December 2021

Disputes in Australia 2021: The Video Wrap

In a video series, our national litigation experts reflect on the key contentious trends for 2021 (and make a few New Year predictions). Includes reports on class actions, finreg, corporate crime and IP disputes.
15 December 2021

POLICY MATTERS – THE PODCAST SERIES

Our new podcast series navigates the pivotal area between business, politics and policymaking.
15 December 2021

Russia ESG update

Although the production of fossil fuels has played a significant role in the Russian energy sector, Russia does not stand aside from global trends in the area of energy transition, development of renewable energy sources and GHG emissions reductions. As a result, environmental-social-governance (...
15 December 2021

Legal Professional Privilege: What is privileged in day-to-day communications?

Download PDF This article is part of our Legal Professional Privilege in Australia series where our regulatory and disputes specialists have developed a suite of resources to provide practical guidance on common questions and scenarios when dealing with LPP in Australia.
15 December 2021

Legal Professional Privilege: Internal & external communications

Download PDF This article is part of our Legal Professional Privilege in Australia series where our regulatory and disputes specialists have developed a suite of resources to provide practical guidance on common questions and scenarios when dealing with LPP in Australia.
15 December 2021

Legal Professional Privilege: Board Minutes and Papers

Download PDF This article is part of our Legal Professional Privilege in Australia series where our regulatory and disputes specialists have developed a suite of resources to provide practical guidance on common questions and scenarios when dealing with LPP in Australia.
14 December 2021

What you need to know about NFT trends in the consumer sector

Mainstream consumer brands are beginning to capitalise on the new commercial opportunities that NFTs have to offer.
14 December 2021

Controversies and constitutions – UK Gov floats proposals to replace Human Rights Act

We parse the key measures as the Ministry of Justice launches consultation on charged proposals to reform the Human Rights Act.
13 December 2021

10 Key changes under the new UAE labour law – A big step forward

We assess the core measures as the UAE unveils its first major overhaul of labour law for more than 40 years.
13 December 2021

The banking litigation podcast

Our monthly podcast covers all the key issues in one of the most dynamic areas of litigation.
13 December 2021

Top 10 Australian M&A predictions for 2022 – Keep your super strides on!

Our annual forecast for Australian deal-making in the coming year is back. We also assess how accurate last year’s predictions turned out (and give ourselves pretty much full marks!).
10 December 2021

The Future of Consumer Series

Our Future of Consumer series explores the dramatic technological and social changes impacting retail-driven businesses
10 December 2021

Deal protection in the context of non-binding proposals: The Takeovers Panel’s decision in AusNet Services Limited 01 [2021] ATP 9

In AusNet 01, the Takeovers Panel considered a limited-period ‘hard’ exclusivity arrangement (without a ‘fiduciary out’) for the first time. These arrangements have been relatively common in recent times, but their use may be more limited following the decision.
10 December 2021

COP26 and the Consumer Sector

While the COP26 climate summit did not deliver on the high expectations placed on it, the outcomes of the conference will still have a noticeable impact on businesses. We summarise in this briefing the key outcomes from COP26, and the way that consumer companies are responding to the increasing...