EMERGING ISSUES

Data Breach

Data Breach Reporting

New laws in 20018... but are you ready?

Australian businesses must report data breaches or face fines up to $1.8M. This mandatory reporting regime comes into effect from 23 February 2018.

IoT, Internet of Things, Smart Buildings, Smart Devices,

Internet of Things and smart buildings

IoT, Internet of Things, Smart Buildings, Smart Devices,

Internet of Things (IoT) is a buzz word of the hour. But what does it mean? IoT describes connectivity between humans and machines and machines and machines.

Big data image with text Buying a business? Prepare for the impact of ‘Big Data’ on M&A due diligence

Buying a business?

Prepare for the impact of ‘Big Data’ on M&A due diligence

‘Big Data’ is changing the face of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Say goodbye to junior lawyers disappearing behind mountains of documents as digital storage confines physical “data rooms”…

AI shown through running data image with text ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE … MY COPYRIGHT … ????

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE …

MY COPYRIGHT … ???

Have you thought about what happens when artificial intelligence creates new Intellectual Property (IP)? More importantly, you’ve just signed off on a multi-million dollar…

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FinTech

sandboxes, rabbit costumes and regulation

FinTech is firmly on the national agenda with the Government recently outlining reforms, including a proposed “regulatory sandbox”, expected to feature in the May…

Man yelling into microphone with text Activist shareholders shareholders’ champion or profiteer?

ACTIVIST SHAREHOLDERS

shareholders’ champion or profiteer?

Activist shareholders agitate to influence a company’s performance or control by exercising their rights of share ownership. Some shareholder activism is beneficial for remaining…

Social media as a tool for corporate change #shareholderactivism

Social media as a tool for corporate change

#shareholderactivism

Social media isn’t all grumpy cats and memes. It is being successfully harnessed to garner support for real corporate change. Is it only a matter of time before we seek shareholder activism…

multi-colour triangle background for Google Adwords an I bid on a Competitors Name…?

Google Adwords

Can I bid on a Competitors Name…?

So you have been bidding on your competitor’s name as Google AdWords because “it’s what everyone does” … but is it legal? We review the Australian trade mark laws,…

C3, Big Data room with text Norgate McLean Dolphin Acts on

Norgate McLean Dolphin

Acts on “Big Data” Deal

Long standing Norgate McLean Dolphin client – C3 (www.c3.com.au) – was recently acquired by Ernst & Young with the aim to become one of Asia-Pacific’s largest enterprise intelligence advisors…

Man and woman shaking hands with text Breaking up is hard to do… Ending a Franchise. Tips for Franchisees.

Breaking up is hard to do…

Ending a Franchise. Tips for Franchisees.

So the franchisor is not holding up its end of the bargain and this is making life difficult for you as a franchisee. What do you do? Click here to download this article…

IoT, Internet of Things, Smart Buildings, Smart Devices,

Data Breach Reporting

New laws in 2018... but are you ready?

Australian businesses must report data breaches or face fines up to $1.8M. This mandatory reporting regime comes into effect from 23 February 2018.

Read More

IoT, Internet of Things, Smart Buildings, Smart Devices,

Internet of Things and smart buildings

IoT, Internet of Things, Smart Buildings, Smart Devices,

Internet of Things (IoT) is a buzz word of the hour. But what does it mean? IoT describes connectivity between humans and machines and machines and machines.

Read More

Big data image with text Buying a business? Prepare for the impact of ‘Big Data’ on M&A due diligence

BUYING A BUSINESS?

Prepare for the impact of ‘Big Data’ on M&A due diligence

‘Big Data’ is changing the face of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Say goodbye to junior lawyers disappearing behind mountains of documents as digital storage confines physical “data rooms”…

Read More

AI shown through running data image with text ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE … MY COPYRIGHT … ????

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE …

MY COPYRIGHT … ????

Have you thought about what happens when artificial intelligence creates new Intellectual Property (IP)? More importantly, you’ve just signed off on a multi-million dollar…

Read More

Fintech, image of hand pointing to Go on web search function with wording FinTech sandboxes, rabbit costumes and regulation

FINTECH

sandboxes, rabbit costumes and regulation

FinTech is firmly on the national agenda with the Government recently outlining reforms, including a proposed “regulatory sandbox”, expected to feature in the May…

Read More

Man yelling into microphone with text Activist shareholders shareholders’ champion or profiteer?

ACTIVIST SHAREHOLDERS

shareholders’ champion or profiteer?

Activist shareholders agitate to influence a company’s performance or control by exercising their rights of share ownership. Some shareholder activism is beneficial for remaining…

Read More

SOCIAL MEDIA AS A TOOL FOR CORPORATE CHANGE #shareholderactivism

article-social-media

#shareholderactivism

Social media isn’t all grumpy cats and memes. It is being successfully harnessed to garner support for real corporate change. Is it only a matter of time before we seek shareholder activism…

Read More

multi-colour triangle background for Google Adwords an I bid on a Competitors Name…?

GOOGLE ADWORDS

Can I bid on a Competitors Name…?

So you have been bidding on your competitor’s name as Google AdWords because “it’s what everyone does” … but is it legal? We review the Australian trade mark laws,…

Read More

C3, Big Data room with text Norgate McLean Dolphin Acts on

Norgate McLean Dolphin

ACTS ON “BIG DATA” DEAL

Long standing Norgate McLean Dolphin client – C3 (www.c3.com.au) – was recently acquired by Ernst & Young with the aim to become one of Asia-Pacific’s largest enterprise intelligence advisors…

Read More

Man and woman shaking hands with text Breaking up is hard to do… Ending a Franchise. Tips for Franchisees.

BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO…

Ending a Franchise. Tips for Franchisees.

So the franchisor is not holding up its end of the bargain and this is making life difficult for you as a franchisee. What do you do? Click here to download this article…

Read More