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COVIDSafe data ‘safe in our hands’, says AG officeMay 14 2020

Legislation passed by the Morrison government has enhanced the privacy protections in the COVIDSafe app, according to Attorney-General Chris

by Naomi Neilson

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May 14 2020Law firms in top 5 most-breached sectors (and the threat is increasing)

Lawyers are prime targets for economically or financially motivated actors, writes Mark Goudie. ...

by Mark Goudie

May 14 2020Legal bodies ‘concerned’ about proposed amendments to ASIO Act

Legal bodies have stated they are concerned about new draft laws that if passed would allow Australi...

by Tony Zhang

May 14 2020Baker McKenzie helps clients raise capital during COVID-19

Baker McKenzie has successfully assisted its clients in a number of recent capital raisings during t...

by Tony Zhang

May 14 2020Evaluating cyber security measures as firms emerge from lockdown

The advent of COVID-19 and consequential WFH arrangements have highlighted how important it is for b...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Business continuity plans for a post-pandemic worldMay 14 2020

Coming out of COVID-19, boutique law firms must realise that “the unexpected does happen”, and thus shoring up one’s business continui...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Managing cash flow as end of lockdown loomsMay 14 2020

Australia is starting to turn its attention to a post-pandemic world, but cash flow considerations will still feature prominently for law fi...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Online courts: Temporary solution or a new model of justice?May 14 2020

Moving court hearings online can facilitate the just, quick and cheap resolution of commercial disputes using widely accessible technology, ...

by Fiona McLay

National firm names 7 new partners in ‘record’ promotions roundMay 14 2020

An Australian firm has confirmed its senior promotions for 2020, with 32 lawyers elevated to senior roles, including partners, special couns...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Keep fighting for your role (even as restrictions ease)May 13 2020

As Australia turns its attention to a post-pandemic world, “the fight continues” for legal employees to retain their positions and finan...

by Jerome Doraisamy