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  1. Cyber threats to confidential and privileged information

    15 August 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    On 14 August 2019, the High Court of Australia delivered judgment in Glencore International AG v Commissioner of Taxation. That case considers the operation of legal professional privilege in circumstances where documents were stolen from the electronic...

  2. Privacy, data and information sharing laws - where we've come from and where we're going

    8 April 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    There’s been an ever increasing push for regulatory reform around data – how it’s used, shared and kept safe, particularly in relation to the personal information of individuals. Last year was a big year of change for the management of...

  3. Risk Management implications of Australia’s move to PEXA

    18 October 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The highly anticipated move to e-conveyancing of property transfers commenced in Victoria on 1 October 2018. Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) is an online settlement platform which now facilitates the lodgement of registry and financial statements, and...

  4. The rise of driverless vehicles - who's in control?

    29 June 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    You may not know it, but out on the roads, already, are driverless vehicles. They have been there for a few years. They are being tested in public areas. Private owners are taking them out for a spin and driving them to work. Soon you will be surprised to...

  5. Fraudulently-induced money transfers: crime or cyber?

    16 February 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    In the USA there seems to be a real struggle emerging from their court judgments on whether ‘computer fraud’ (or social engineering scams) - which lead to fraudulently-induced money transfers - are properly covered under crime and fidelity...

  6. Could D&O be the new cyber liability 'pot of gold'?

    16 February 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Compared with the United States, there has been little third party litigation in Australia brought about by individuals aggrieved in the wake of corporate data breaches or privacy events. There are a number of reasons for that, including the difference in...

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