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Outsourcing to the cloud for financial institutions
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 23 2016

Many banking regulators consider cloud computing to be a form of outsourcing. For supervised financial institutions, use of external cloud computing


Australia - Federal Government reveals plans to extend GST to digital products
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

In the Australian Federal Budget released on 12 May 2015, Treasurer Joe Hockey revealed plans to extend the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to


Data Retention Bill passed by Parliament
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 14 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015 (the Bill) passed Parliament on 26 March 2015. The Bill


Mandatory Data Retention Bill passed
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 9 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 (new law) passed both houses of parliament on Thursday 26 March


Australia - metadata found to constitute "personal information" under the Privacy Act
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

On 1 May 2015, the Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim handed down a significant ruling that considered the meaning of 'personal information' under


There's never been a more exciting time to be a FinTech startup in Australia...
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 11 2016

As part of its sustained focus on innovation and growth, the Turnbull Government last week released a policy statement on Australia's FinTech future


Australia - inquiry into Australia's Mandatory Data Retention Bill continues
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 19 2015

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is conducting an inquiry into the Telecommunications (Interception and Access


Australia - Parliamentary Committee releases report on mandatory Data Retention Bill
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (Committee) has released its advisory report (Report) on the Telecommunications


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


Mandatory data retention legislation released in Australia
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 7 2014

The introduction of Data Retention laws for carriers and carriage service providers has been discussed between the federal government and the