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Australia - Criminal and civil penalties introduced for re-identification of de-identified information
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

The Privacy Amendment (Re-Identification Offence) Bill 2016 (Cth) (Bill) was introduced into the Senate on 19 October 2016. If passed, the Bill will


Australia - Wholesale domestic mobile roaming service discussion paper released
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a Discussion Paper inviting submissions on whether it should declare a


Australia - Unfair contract terms laws extended to small business contracts
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

On 12 November 2016, the unfair contract terms laws began applying to small business contracts. A court may now declare void 'unfair' terms in


Australia - Telecommunications sector issues paper released
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

On 24 October 2016, the Department of Communications and the Arts (Department) released an issues paper inviting submissions on the effectiveness of


Australia to take the lead in developing international blockchain standards
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Global
  • October 25 2016

The growing realisation that blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionise the structure of financial services has created significant


ACCC action against e-cigarette company for alleged misleading non-toxic representations
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has brought proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against an online e-cigarette


ACCC market study of communications sector issues paper released
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2016

As reported in the September edition of LegalBytes, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is undertaking a market study into the


New Mandatory Data Breach Notification Bill
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2016

On 19 October the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 (the Bill) was introduced into the House of Representatives. At the time of


Australia to lead development of international blockchain standards
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2016

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has appointed Standards Australia to lead the development of international blockchain


Australian Government seeks submissions on telecommunications anti-competitive conduct laws
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2016

On 5 September 2016, the Australian Government published a discussion paper seeking submissions on the operation of Australia's existing