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16 October 2020
Members of our Digital Law Group contribute to the Tech London Advocates and UK Law Society’s guidance for lawyers advising on distributed ledger technologies
“Technology underpins innovation in legal services and plays a critical role in driving the postcoronavirus recovery across all sectors of the economy. The report of the TLA’s Blockchain Legal and Regulatory Group will provide a clear framework and much needed guidance on the use of blockchain in...
14 July 2020
COVID-19: Exploring Opportunities: Will your technology survive the outbreak? (Global)
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe continue to evolve on a daily basis. While this pandemic is first a public health and humanitarian crisis, the impacts of COVID-19 on global and national economies, businesses, supply chains, and the everyday lives of the world’s population are...
02 July 2020
Woolworths spam receives unwelcome attention
The Australian Communications and Media Authority ( ACMA ) reported on the 2 July that Woolworths Group Limited has paid a million-dollar infringement notice and agreed to a court-enforceable undertaking in response to breaches of spam laws. The infringement notice for $1,003,800 is the largest...
24 June 2020
Pressure Points: Venture capital in Southeast Asia post-Covid-19 (Asia)
The Covid-19 pandemic has created significant economic challenges for industries world-wide. The Southeast Asia venture capital industry and the start-up ecosystem that it supports are no exception. Start-ups in particularly hard-hit industries have found themselves at risk in these uncertain times...
23 June 2020
EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 AND THE MEDIA INDUSTRIES
This article first appeared in the June 2020 issue of PLC Magazine under the title " COVID-19 and the media industries ". An article discussing the impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on the media industries. It considers the role of innovation during the pandemic. It also looks...
12 June 2020
EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES: IMPACTS ON THE DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR (ASIA)
The pandemic has reinforced the need for, and criticality of, resilient digital infrastructure. How providers will innovate and adapt to changing business and consumer demands post-crisis remains to be seen. What is clear, however, is that the disruption and uncertainty of the last few months has...
26 May 2020
Has the Full Court 'Rokt' the boat
Commissioner of Patents v Rokt Pte Ltd  FCAFC 86 is the most recent in a string of decisions by the Full Court of the Federal Court in which the Court has yet again rejected a computer-implemented invention in this instance a digital advertising system and method as patentable subject matter.
08 May 2020
COVID 19: People: Legislative protection against mandating use of the COVIDSafe App proposed (Australia)
To protect individuals from being required to download or use the COVIDSafe app, the Australian Government intends to introduce draft legislation with the Privacy Amendment (Public Health Contract Information) Bill 2020 (the Bill ). The Bill aims to “enshrine the determination’s privacy protections...
06 May 2020
COVID:19: Pressure Points: Fighting fake news (UK)
Misinformation and the spread of ‘fake news’ is not a novel issue. As engagement with social media has grown exponentially, so has the ability to circulate unverified information quickly and extensively. However, the harmful effects of the mass broadcast and sharing of false information have been...
23 April 2020
COVID-19: People: Contact Tracing – balancing civil liberties (Australia)
In considering all its defensive options against the spread of COVID-19, the Australian Government has proposed a contact tracing smartphone “app” to be used in restricting the spread of COVID-19 and loosening lockdown measures.
02 April 2020
COVID-19: People: Handling COVID-19 related health information (Australia)
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to information gathering and sharing that has, up until now, not been contemplated by many Australian organisations. Businesses are dedicating resources to implement essential measures aimed at responding to COVID-19 and protecting the health of their personnel and...
12 March 2020
Covid-19 Asia: Tech industry lessons and innovations so far
Novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has rocked global industry and financial markets since it began. The tech, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector is no exception, with many companies affected by supply chain, manufacturing and consumer demand issues. That disruption has been balanced by new...
06 February 2020
Australian privacy law reform and review announced
On 12 December 2019, the Australian Government announced its response to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s ( ACCC ) Digital Platform Inquiry. Despite the Inquiry’s name, only 1 of the 11 recommendations in the report about data practices is targeted at digital platforms.
15 March 2023
Inside arbitration: Spotlight interview: Tom Furlong
Tom has spent much of his career with the firm in Asia, moving from Hong Kong to Singapore in 2019, where he was promoted to partner. Tom works on Asia-related disputes particularly for private capital, energy and tech/telco clients. From Singapore, his work regularly involves clients or...
15 March 2023
Inside Arbitration: Spotlight interview: Elaine Wong
Elaine is a partner whose career epitomises what it means to work in international arbitration. Qualified in England and Singapore, she has spent time in Paris and Tokyo, and worked for the last three years in Singapore. In January, she re-joined our team in Japan, where she continues to act as...
13 March 2023
Cartel Intel – updates from our EMEA network
The opening months of 2023 have seen competition authorities across EMEA continue the trend of cracking down on cartel conduct, with dawn raids carried out by competition authorities across Europe. Authorities are increasingly seeking to coordinate enforcement action with their peers in other...
03 March 2023
Australia’s corporate whistleblower protections in the spotlight
More than 3 years after the overhaul of Australia’s corporate whistleblower laws, ASIC has, for the first time, brought proceedings against a company and individuals alleging civil contraventions of the anti-victimisation provisions. If the case proceeds to trial, it will likely be a test of the...
02 March 2023
Australian Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety Podcasts
Join our experts as they discuss and share their views on the latest developments we are seeing in the employment, industrial relations and workplace healthy and safety space covering areas such as underpayment compliance, annualised salary provisions, industrial manslaughter laws and what key...
02 March 2023
2023-2030 Australian cyber security strategy starts to take shape
The development of the 2023 – 2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy ( Strategy ) is now well under way, after a Discussion Paper was released this week by the Expert Advisory Board appointed by the Minister for Cyber Security, the Hon. Claire O’Neil MP.