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New Encryption laws rushed through Parliament
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

The Government’s contentious encryption legislation (Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 (Cth)) (‘the


Postponement by the board of a meeting called by shareholders under section 249F: Wun v CellOS Software Ltd 2018 FCA 1947
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

The Federal Court has held that a board may postpone a meeting called by shareholders under section 249F in circumstances where there is a power in


GDPR: A Parting of the Clouds
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • December 13 2018

In September 2018, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) met to discuss new Draft Guidelines on the territorial scope of the EU’s General Data


Work: Sham Contracting, Casual Employees and Award Update
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

Recent changes to casual employee rights, modern awards and proposed changes to contractor arrangements will impact all employers. In this update we


Death of a funeral planning business: Ancient Order of Foresters in Victoria Friendly Society Ltd v Lifeplan Australia Friendly Society Ltd 2018 HCA 43
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

This case is a reminder of the potentially devastating commercial consequences of knowingly assisting in breaches of fiduciary duties to protect


Eradicating Modern Slavery: How the new Modern Slavery Act affects your organisation
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 12 2018

The Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Act) was passed by the Australian Federal Parliament on 29 November 2018. It will take effect on a date to be proclaimed


ACCC seeks new regulations to curb digital platforms
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, OECD
  • December 11 2018

On 3 December 2018, the ACCC submitted to the Treasurer its preliminary report on the Digital Platforms Inquiry, which was publically released on


Boardroom Brief: Week commencing 10 December 2018
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, United Kingdom, European Union
  • December 10 2018

This is a service specifically targeted at the needs of busy non-executive directors. We aim to give you a “heads up” on the things that matter for


Investing in Australia FIRB’s tax conditions
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 10 2018

Often, a foreign investor must seek the Australian Treasurer's approval to directly or indirectly invest in Australia. The application is made to the


Politics, populism, energy and the Competition and Consumer Act - the Federal Government introduces ‘big stick’ Energy Bill into Federal Parliament
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 7 2018

On 5 December 2018, the second last parliamentary sitting day of the year, the Federal Government introduced the Treasury Laws