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Australia’s cyber regulators will exert greater power over critical sectors

Australia - December 22 2021 New legislation and increasing regulatory activity will see Australian businesses struggling to cope with the level of cyber regulation. 2022 will see…

Richard Berkahn, Alec Christie, Reece Corbett-Wilkins

Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited v AIG Australia Limited [2021] FCA 288

Australia - December 21 2021 Earlier this year, Justice Beach handed down his decision in Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited & Anor v AIG Australia Limited The judgment does…

Travis Luk

Supreme Court Denies First Applications for Contingency Fees

Australia - September 17 2021 On 1 July 2020, the Supreme Court Act (Vic) was amended to allow for a group costs order (GCO) in class action proceedings. A group costs order…

Patrick Boardman, Jacques Jacobs, Janette McLennan, Christopher Smith, Nicole Wearne

Australian government flags personal liability for directors for cyber incidents

Australia - July 13 2021 The political focus on cyber security has continued this week with the Australian Government today publishing a discussion paper on Australia’s cyber…

Kate Boomer

Ransomware payment reporting framework - Will this make Australia a less attractive target for ‘big game’ hunter cyber criminals?

Australia - June 23 2021 Ransomware risk is costing economies billions of dollars, at a time when economic recovery needs it least. On 21 June 2021, Labor politician Tim Watts…

Richard Berkahn, Reece Corbett-Wilkins