At the end of 2018, Australia became the first nation in the world to enact encryption laws requiring companies to provide access to encrypted communications. Will other nations around the world soon follow suit?
This article is based on a presentation made by Steven Klimt, a partner in the Sydney office of Clayton Utz during the Data Privacy Asia 2016 conference held on 9-11 November 2016. It outlines the new mandatory data breach reporting legislation, how Australian privacy regulation impacts Big Data and the differences…
The decision in Privacy Commissioner v Telstra has important implications for metadata regulation in Australia, and for judicial oversight of the Australian Privacy Commissioner’s functions. This article examines the decision and discusses the key takeaways for businesses that are based in, or doing business with,…
After almost 5 years of prevarication, mandatory data breach reporting is about to be implemented in Australia. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has also recently released a draft policy guide on Big Data. How do you ensure compliance if you are doing business in Australia?
The evolution of Australian legislation around the issue of privacy and data protection continues to gain momentum. Peter Leonard, a Partner at Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers in Sydney leads us through some of the developments that are affecting these important issues in Australia.