Do you need to enter Australia but are unsure how to with the current travel restrictions?

With the Australian borders closed, we have experienced numerous client queries with regards to how to enter Australia under special circumstances or in the case of an emergency. The Australian Border Force may consider an additional exemption in relation to travel restrictions to permit travellers to enter Australia under the following circumstances: foreign nationals travelling [...]

2020-05-12T04:17:25+00:00May 4th, 2020|Business Advice, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Comments Off on Do you need to enter Australia but are unsure how to with the current travel restrictions?

Happy PAW! (Privacy Awareness Week – COVID-19 edition)

To celebrate Privacy Awareness Week 2020, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has put together a dedicated user friendly website highlighting the importance of protecting personal information. This year, the OAIC is focussing in particular on the risks individuals and organisations are facing in the current COVID-19 environment, encouraging people ‘give their privacy [...]

2020-05-12T04:17:34+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Business Advice, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Comments Off on Happy PAW! (Privacy Awareness Week – COVID-19 edition)

Board meetings in pyjamas: Tips for conducting digital board meetings while working remotely

Working from home presents a wide variety of challenges for business owners and directors, particularly when decision making requires a number of directors to come together. In dynamic and evolving commercial landscapes such as that being faced presently, ensuring you have an effective and efficient mode of progressing board decision making is essential. The Australian [...]

2020-05-12T04:17:53+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Board meetings in pyjamas: Tips for conducting digital board meetings while working remotely

APRA to Impose Strict Cyber Security Rules

Data Protection continues to be a subject of sweeping legal reforms and public concern, both in Australia and internationally. Last month, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) followed suit when it finalised its new prudential standard designed to shore up information security across the finance industry. The new standard, CPS 234, will come into effect [...]

2020-05-12T04:27:43+00:00December 5th, 2018|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Comments Off on APRA to Impose Strict Cyber Security Rules