31-10-2017 | This publication covers a range of topics and legal issues affecting universities. In this issue we look at the increasing number of cyber breaches occurring and discuss what universities can do to effectively and securely manage their data, and be more responsive when faced with a breach.
22-09-2017 | Welcome to Issue 12 of Workplace Matters, which is now a digital publication that makes it easier for you to access and read the latest legal updates in safety and employment, and connect with our experts.
16-05-2017 | In this issue of Insurance Matters, we look at significant cases and recent developments covering property, cyber breaches, professional privilege, remote piloted aircraft and much more.
01-12-2016 | In this issue we discuss the importance of professional and appropriate workplace electronic communications, using examples from recent decisions where communications between workers have been made available during litigation, following orders to produce.
03-08-2018 | Companies may need to update existing whistleblower policies by 1 January 2019 to remain compliant with the new whistleblower protection laws.
01-08-2018 | From 1 August 2018, all employers and employees covered by the 122 modern awards will be subject to the requirements giving an entitlement to unpaid family and domestic violence leave. This new entitlement intends to alleviate some of the disruption and distress experienced by victims of family and domestic violence.
31-07-2018 | On Thursday 26 July 2018, the Victorian Government announced it will introduce new reforms to reduce the cost of removing dangerous combustible cladding.
17-07-2018 | On 12 July 2018, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Victoria Police announced a new Memorandum of Understanding in relation to information sharing.
Sparke Helmore today announced it will open an office in Darwin. With an initial focus on commercial insurance services to government and non-government clients, the office will be led by Partner Colin Davidson.
After welcoming 32 new additions to its Commercial Insurance team last week, Sparke Helmore Lawyers proudly announces 25 mid-year promotions, including four partners, eight special counsel and 13 senior associates.
New advertising codes came into effect on 30 March 2018, extending the existing ban on betting advertising during live sporting events broadcast between 5 am and 8.30 pm to online service providers. These changes were not unexpected, but will have a significant effect on online service providers and betting operators.
In August 2017, the Australian Government announced its official support of the Productivity Commission's recommendation that the innovation patent system be abolished, on the basis that the majority of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) who use the system obtain limited value from it.
Sophie Guidolin, #fitstagram guru and registered owner of the "BOD" word mark, is shaping up for a showdown against former Miss Universe Australia and social media star Rachael Finch.