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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
  • Mexico, OECD, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong
  • 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
  • OECD, USA, Australia, Global
  • 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


Doing Business in Australia
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Global, Hong Kong, OECD, USA
  • September 7 2016

The Commonwealth of Australia comprises a federation of six States: New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western


Lack of specialised human resources staff will not excuse procedural failures in dismissing an employee
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 4 2016

If procedural fairness is not applied during the disciplinary process, a dismissal may be found to be unfair, even if for valid reasons. The Fair Work


Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report July 2016
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 2 2016

In the weeks leading up to the July 4th holiday, congressional Republicans turned to a variety of legislative vehicles to try to block recent and