ASIC Cyber Security Proceedings Initiated

ASIC has commenced proceedings against RI Advice Group Pty Ltd in the Federal Court of Australia for alleged failure to have adequate cyber security systems in place.  This marks the first time that ASIC have instituted proceedings of this kind recognising the importance of cyber security as well as the continued spotlight on financial services [...]

2021-02-01T09:36:33+00:00February 1st, 2021|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Comments Off on ASIC Cyber Security Proceedings Initiated

My mate says he can give me a privacy policy to use in my business, will that do?

Unless your mate is a lawyer, then no, probably not. I’d probably give that cheap TV he’s offering (the no-name brand with the “Sony guts”) a wide berth as well. A privacy policy should be adapted to your business and set out how your business in particular deals with personal information. A generic or “borrowed” [...]

2020-07-30T23:33:42+00:00July 20th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Comments Off on My mate says he can give me a privacy policy to use in my business, will that do?

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)
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