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Alerts (22)

20 October 2016

Australia finally looks set to have a new national mandatory notification laws for data breaches. The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 was introduced to the House of Representatives by the Federal Attorney-General on 19 October 2016 and read for the second time. Debate is expected to continue today.

Newsletters (8)

October 2016

In this edition we cover:

  • Worker prosecutions becoming more common under WHS laws 
  • An increasing focus on shared safety obligations of labour-hire companies and host employers 
  • A recent case in which a director and a roofing company were fined for safety breaches 
  • A summary of interesting WHS developments around Australia (about the new positive obligations to be imposed on chain of responsibility parties, amended Codes of Practice in NSW and Victoria's proposed new OHS Regulations)
  • Our findings from our inaugural survey about managing staff with mental health issues

Articles (28)

29 September 2016

The recently announced $1.2 billion SAI Global Limited scheme established a new market practice for target liability caps by providing the bidder with additional transaction certainty and cost recoupment protection in the event of the target knowingly or wilfully committing a material breach of the scheme implementation agreement.