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Developments in defamation law - the year of the tweet
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

During the last year, defamation law was dominated by emergent technologies, and in particular the continued explosion of new social media platforms


No more ‘foxing’ on social media
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • March 26 2014

Recent decisions on social media highlight the dangers for an employee’s ongoing employment if they use social media to make adverse comment on their


Social media misuse: who is liable under discrimination law?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 5 2011

If an employer does decide to give its employees access to social media it is important to manage expectations and behaviours by setting out and communicating clear boundaries and conditions of use


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


Australian Baseball League scores home run in adverse action case
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 20 2017

The Federal Circuit Court has found that the Australian Baseball League did not take adverse action against a former general manager when it opted


Social media and confidentiality clauses - how a daughter’s post cost her family $80,000
  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 24 2014

Many of my prior blogs and articles have been about the importance of checking your posts or tweets before sending them out into the world wide web


Social media policy and employment contracts - is it time to review yours?
  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 20 2013

The potential for social media as a competitive marketing tool for businesses is unquestioned. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, amongst other sites


Social media use away from work how misuse can impact working relationship
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • August 25 2014

While more and more organisations are recognising the advantages of encouraging employees to use social media at work, it is the misuse o social


Workplace view - February 2014
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • February 11 2014

The report “Incidence of Accepted Workers’ Compensation Claims for Mental Stress” compiled from data obtained from workers’ compensation claims


Social media in the workplace - risks for employees and lessons for employers
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • February 28 2014

Recent cases have highlighted the perils of social media for employees, and the importance for employers of managing these issues correctly. Workplace