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Privacy Bill to increase penalties for data breaches

Australia - October 26 2022 The existing maximum penalty in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) for a breach of, for example, section 13G (serious interference with…

Michiel Brodie, Cate Sendall

The price of poor password protection: ASIC makes an example out of first cybersecurity lawsuit

Australia - May 17 2022 On 5 May 2022, the Federal Court handed down its judgment in Australian Securities and Investments Commission v RI Advice Group Pty Ltd [2022] FCA…

Robert Kerr, Donna Kwon, Cate Sendall

Will you pay up? Ransomware payment reporting framework proposed for Australia

Australia - August 31 2021 In the last year, the number and size of ransomware attacks on Australian businesses have grown substantially with increasingly more businesses being…

Cate Sendall

Federal Court finds that Google Misled Consumers about their Personal Location Data

Australia - April 23 2021 On 16 April 2021, the Federal Court found that Google LLC and Google Australia Pty Ltd (Google) misled consumers about personal location data…

Brodie Campbell, Cate Sendall

Intellectual Property Update - Recent Developments relevant for Australian clients webinar

Australia, European Union, United Kingdom - March 12 2021 In the March 2021 Professional Briefing, Partner Donna Short and Solicitor Alanna Wright discussed recent development in the area of IP including: UK…

Alanna Wright