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New EU Syria sanctions come into force
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Syria
  • January 24 2012

The EU has implemented new sanctions against Syria, as set out in Regulation 362012 repealing and replacing the existing sanctions regime


Government announces proposal for mandatory data retention scheme
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 31 2014

On 5 August 2014, the Federal government announced a range of counter-terrorism measures including updates to the telecommunication interception law


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


Telecommunications regulatory update - May 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 11 2015

On 1 May 2015 the OAIC handed down its decision on whether journalist Ben Grubb could claim a right of access against Telstra to all the metadata


OAIC decision in Ben Grubb case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

On 15 June 2013, journalist Ben Grubb contacted Telstra claiming a right of access under the Privacy Act to ‘all the metadata information Telstra has


Canadian telecom faces class action lawsuit for online behavioural advertising practices
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

In April 2015, a consortium of law firms commenced a national class action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against a national Canadian


Japan to impose consumption tax on digital services provided by foreign service providers to Japanese purchasers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan
  • May 11 2015

Japan's 2015 tax legislation was passed by Japan's Diet and promulgated on March 31, 2015. The legislation includes a new Japanese Consumption


Telecommunications regulatory update - April 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 30 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015 (Cth) received royal assent on 13 April 2015. This means that


Australian Productivity Commission proposes to cut red tape in infrastructure services
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 25 2010

The Australian Productivity Commission's latest report identifies ways in which to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses in various sectors such as in information, media and telecommunications


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