Safeguarding Australia’s assets: The Security of Critical Infrastructure Act

2018-07-31T13:47:34+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Commercial & Corporate Advisory, News|

The Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 brings with it a new regime of reporting obligations and ministerial powers, aimed at safeguarding Australia’s most relied upon infrastructure assets from the threat of sabotage, espionage and coercion posed by foreign involvement and ownership. The Act received assent in April this year. The two major developments of

New EU data regulations to impact Aussie businesses

2018-07-19T15:08:18+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Commercial & Corporate Advisory, News|

While the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced by the European Union to protect against the misuse of the personal data of EU citizens, it will also impact Australian businesses with established operations in the EU. Limiting the amount of personal data that may be collected by organisations and regulating the ways such data