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18/08/16

The global economy is undergoing profound changes that many are calling a 'Fourth Industrial Revolution'. This technology-driven revolution, like those before it, is being driven by increased automation and connectivity. These changes will have significant implications for national economies and will provoke a range of legal issues.

12/08/16

By Peter Cook, Rachael Bassil, Adam D'Andreti and Lucy Hall

What does ASIC’s report on the handling of material non-public information and the management of conflicts mean for Australian market practice?

05/08/16

By Colleen Platford, Crispian Lynch, Andrew Floro, Matt Mackenzie and Christine Harb

The Queensland Government has today announced that in August it will introduce legislation to allow class actions to be conducted in the State’s Courts.

05/08/16

By Steven Glass, Sabrina Ng and Ash Wickremasinghe

Last week, the High Court affirmed the Full Court’s decision that the ANZ’s late fees were not a penalty and were therefore enforceable in accordance with their terms.  In so doing the Court signalled that it does not see the role of the courts as scrutinising private agreements and making adjustments to bring them into line with standards of reasonableness or fairness imposed by the courts

05/08/16

By Hiroshi Narushima, Jessica van Rooy and Sally Randall

Welcome to the latest update from Gilbert + Tobin's Corporate Advisory team.  The update provides a summary of key recent legal developments, particularly relevant to in-house counsel.

04/08/16
 In Focus

By Peter Leonard

Data is at the heart of the Internet of Things (or, IoT, also known as the Internet of Everything).

Management of data handling and data analysis, and of data sharing between business entities, will be a core issue in provision of most IoT services. Data management is also critical in the operation of IoT communications platforms and the sensor, communication, control and reporting devices used in IoT services. Diverse data capture, multiple data flows and substantial value-add by data analytics are at the essence of IoT services.

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G+T News

18/08/16

Gilbert + Tobin Partners have spent the past two days with Australia’s top business and government executives at the Australian Financial Review Innovation Summit in Sydney, exploring ways to optimise the digital landscape.

15/08/16

Two senior Competition + Regulation lawyers, Morelle Bull and Geoff Petersen, together with Catherine Dermody of the Victorian Bar, have had their textbook published - Access Regulation in Australia.

05/08/16

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have successfully represented BASF (formerly Ciba Speciality Treatments Limited) in Federal Court proceedings against SNF (Australia) Pty Ltd concerning BASF’s suite of innovation patents.  The patents (which have now expired) relate to BASF’s Rheomax® ETD technology which is widely used in the treatment of mine tailings.

04/08/16

Gilbert + Tobin is delighted to congratulate Dominic Emmett, who heads the firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Group, on again being recognised as a Preeminent lawyer in his field - one of only three such rated practitioners in Australia.  

04/08/16

Gilbert + Tobin strengthens its investment in technology-driven law firm, LegalVision.

03/08/16

Due to construction on the Wynyard Walk access to Tower Two has changed until 31 August. See above for a diagram showing the updated paths of entry to our office.