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The ever-evolving scope of legal professional privilege: key considerations for in-house counsel

Australia - October 6 2021 Dating back to the 16th century, the modern law of ‘legal professional privilege’ originated from the English common law and was at first a right…

Mark Wilks

New world order: planning for the transition to new breach reporting regime

Australia - August 9 2021 With 1 October 2021 fast approaching, Australian financial services and credit licensees are no doubt racing to uplift their existing breach…

James Lucek-Rowley, Gowrie Varma

TGIF 30 July 2021 - Supreme Court of Queensland decides contracts of sale are not compellable ‘financial records’

Australia - July 30 2021 This week’s TGIF considers a recent case where the Supreme Court of Queensland rejected a director’s application to access an executory contract of…

Estelle Blewett, Michael Catchpoole, Cameron Cheetham, Matthew Critchley, Michelle Dean, Sam Delaney, Craig Ensor, Michael Kimmins, Rachael King, James Lucek-Rowley, Grant Mason, Alicia Salvo, Kirsty Sutherland, Mark Wilks

TGIF 23 July 2021 - Where the bloody hell are you? Some guidance on ‘carrying on business in Australia’

Australia - July 23 2021 This week’s TGIF looks at the decision of the Federal Court of Australia in Donoghue v Russells (A Firm) [2021] FCA 798 in which Mr Donoghue appealed…

Estelle Blewett, Michael Catchpoole, Cameron Cheetham, Matthew Critchley, Michelle Dean, Sam Delaney, Craig Ensor, Michael Kimmins, Rachael King, James Lucek-Rowley, Grant Mason, Alicia Salvo, Kirsty Sutherland, Mark Wilks

Super-size reforms: increased superannuation oversight by ASIC and APRA now in force

Australia - July 19 2021 With the commencement of the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response No. 2) Act 2021 (Reform), registrable superannuation entity…

Sasha Steinoff