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21 December 2021

New Data Protection Law introduced in the UAE – 10 key takeaways

The United Arab Emirates has introduced a new Federal Law for the Protection of Personal Data, the first of its kind in the country and the latest edition to the country's Year of the 50th legislative reform package. Federal Decree-Law No. 45 of 2021 (the " Law ") promises to bring the UAE in line...
20 December 2021

Exposure draft legislation released for new FFSP AFSL exemptions

The eagerly awaited detail of the proposed new foreign financial service provider ( FFSP ) exemptions from the need to hold an Australian financial services licence ( AFSL ) was released today.
20 December 2021

First set of UK climate disclosure rules applicable to asset managers come into force

The FCA's new rules are first piece of the UK's ESG regulatory jigsaw and start applying in a phased manner from 1 January 2022.
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

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!).
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.