Smart contracts are receiving significant attention from businesses across a broad range of industry sectors, and for good reasons. Smart contracts have...
March 11, 2016
The growth of Big Data and the Internet of Things is rapidly accelerating, affecting all sectors in both a technological and regulatory manner.
February 15, 2016
Digital presence, digital technologies and data are central to all business operations today.
February 08, 2016
On 13 October 2015, substantial amendments to the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 (Cth) (TIA) took effect to introduce a new metadata retention
October 15, 2015
It feels like it has been a long time coming but the changes to the employee share scheme (ESS) taxation regime have passed both Houses of Parliament.
June 25, 2015
The Government has moved to reverse certain tax changes made in 2009 that effectively put a stop to the use of employee share option plans in Australia. This is good
October 22, 2014
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released a revised consultation draft of its Guide to information security: ‘Reasonable steps’ to pr
August 19, 2014
As the leading form of cryptographic currency currently available, Bitcoin is making headlines for various reasons, not all of them positive.
July 30, 2014
On March 18, 2014, Representative Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) sent a letter to US Department of...
March 26, 2014
The Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2014 was introduced on Thursday 20 March 2014, and had its second reading in the Senate. The 2014 Bill would amend the Privacy Act 1988, which does not currently require any notification of a privacy breach detected by an organisation or agency. However this looks set to change if the 2014 Bill is passed.
March 21, 2014
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