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The cost of dealing with employee information theft
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

The cost of taking prompt and decisive action to contain the impact of information theft by an employee may be significant, but the alternative

The new frontier - privacy & the workplace intersect
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

In October 2016, the Supreme Court of Victoria decided a case which was the first of its kind, dealing with the intersection of privacy law, social

When is an employer liable for a breach of an employee’s privacy?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

Shortly after the Jurecek decision was handed down, Western Sydney University avoided liability for an alleged breach of privacy under the

Fishing, footage and Facebook: why employers can't ignore privacy issues
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

Most organisations are well aware of their privacy obligations to their customers, but many assume that they don't have to worry about privacy when

General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before

How do the Information Privacy Principles Apply During a Social Media Misconduct Investigation?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • November 14 2016

In Jurecek, the Supreme Court of Victoria confirmed that the IPPS operating under Victorian privacy legislation may apply to information on an

Facebook and employee privacy - how far can an employer delve into an employee's social media posts?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

Last week, in Jurecek v Director, Transport Safety Victoria 2016 VSC 285, the Victorian Supreme Court considered difficult issues when dealing with

Global Private M&A Handbook - 2016
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Mexico, OECD, South Africa, Australia, China, European Union
  • October 18 2016

The federal government of Argentina is divided into provinces. All powers not delegated to the federal government by the National Constitution remain

Victorian ruling clarifies application of privacy principles to social media accounts
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • October 13 2016

The Victorian Supreme Court recently confirmed that an employer was not obliged to immediately notify an employee that it was accessing her Facebook

Doing Business in Australia
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Global, OECD, USA
  • September 7 2016

Australia is a great place to do business, offering a powerful combination of economic, legal and geographic advantages. Our 25 years of