E+Co Alerts

15
Oct

Data + Privacy: Open Banking and the new Consumer Data Rights

In the context of ongoing Australian regulatory developments in data and privacy, the Government has now released the new framework for regulation of "Consumer Data Rights" ('CDRs'). General The CDR gives ‘CDR consumers’ the ability to control access to their data held in digital form. It is noteworthy that CDR consumers are not just individuals, and would also include businesses ...

24
Sep

THE GLOBAL GROWTH OF THE GIG ECONOMY & “DIGITAL DISRUPTIVE INTERMEDIARIES”; NEW PARADIGMS FOR THE LAW

  gig economy noun a labour market characterised by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs.   DDI noun a dual sided network business that disrupts ...

21
Feb

Executive Summary The 'Notifiable Data Breach Scheme' imposes mandatory obligation on Australian organisations to notify individuals if a data breach that discloses their personal information occurs, and such disclosure is likely to result in 'serious harm'. The Commissioner must also be notified of such data breaches. Organisations must comply with these notification obligations to avoid facing investigations ...

28
Sep

At a fascinating time for the Australian television industry, Edwards + Co Legal looks at how things are poised in the bid process control of Channel Ten. This article is based on public information and is current as at 28 September 2017. INTRODUCTION The past few weeks have seen significant developments in the Ten Network Holdings Limited (ACN 081 327 068) ...