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Privacy alert
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 5 2013

Five years after the ALRC recommended that mandatory data breach notification obligations be included in Australian privacy laws, the Privacy


Serious invasions of privacy - Final Report
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 9 2014

Last week, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) tabled in Parliament the Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era Final Report (Final


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 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


ASIC Proposes FinTech Regulatory Sandbox
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 28 2016

In accordance with the Turnbull Government's call for an "innovation nation," the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued


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


Breaking Up With Ashley Madison: Limits on Retaining Information About Past Users
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada
  • December 1 2016

When a person deactivates, deletes or disengages with his or her profile on an online service, what happens to that person’s personal information


Australian Commonwealth Parliament passes data retention into law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

On 27 March 2015, the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 (Cth) was passed into law. From 2017 onwards


New data retention bill still has new issues
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 24 2015

Patrick Fair discusses the issues surrounding the new data retention bill. Click here to view video


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