14th December 2012
By Tim Gole, Peter Jones
On 11 December 2012, APRA released for consultation its Draft Prudential Practice Guide 235 Managing Data Risk (the Guide). The Guide was released in recognition of data as a key asset for regulated institutions and the need for appropriate data risk management.
10th October 2012
By Peter Leonard, Michael Burnett, Les Gray
The Australian chapter of Data Protection and Privacy 2013 was published as part of the Getting the Deal Through series. Accreditation: Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Data Protection & Privacy 2013, (published in September 2012; contributing editor: Rosemary P Jay of Hunton & Williams). For further information please visit www.GettingTheDealThrough.com.
8th August 2012
By Peter Waters, Oliver Damian
In this article, we look at different models of separation around the world and discuss the key issues involved in the design of separation models.
1st June 2012
By Peter Leonard
The Australian Government’s Convergence Review Committee provided its Final Report to Minister Stephen Conroy on 30 March 2012. Gilbert + Tobin’s analysis of the report is available in the above link.
23rd May 2012
By Peter Leonard, Les Gray, Michael Burnett
On 23 May 2012 the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012 (the Bill) was introduced into the House of Representatives.
3rd April 2012
By Peter Leonard
Our Tracker aims to capture and comment on what is happening now in regulation of the content, carriage, data and ebusiness sectors. The last year has seen regulatory change in the areas covered in Tracker that is unprecedented in Australia. The pace and complexity of regulation in these sectors is still increasing. We try to identify emerging issues, trends and linkages and highlight international developments impacting electronic business.
5th October 2011
By Ken Saurajen
Click here to listen to emerging technologies partner Ken Saurajen discuss contracting strategies for new innovations and Near Field Communications (NFC).
30th November 2010
Click here to list to Peter Jones, partner and Connell O’Neill, lawyer as they provide an in-depth overview of cloud computing, exploring both the associated opportunities and risks. It’s a must-read for any in-house counsel or business professional considering the adoption of this new and exciting technology.
1st August 2009
By Luke Woodward
In this article, we outline in detail the parameters of the prohibition against misuse of market power pursuant to section 46 of Australia`s Trade Practices Act 1974. We address a range of issues, including: (a) the basic elements of the section 46 offence; (b) whether section 46 applies to public bodies; (c) how `substantial degree of power in a market` is defined and established; (d) how `take advantage of` is defined; (e) how recoupment is relevant to the evaluation of predatory pricing; (f) how refusal to deal is dealt with; and (g) whether there are any defences to this prohibition. This article appeared in the 1st edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Dominance 2009; published in August 2009Â by Global Legal Group Ltd, London