Are you keeping your clients’ safe? If not, what are the consequences?
Are you keeping your clients’ safe? If not, what are the consequences? In the past month, both Westpac and the Australian National University’s databases were reported as being breached. The ANU released a report on June 2019 which said their database had been illegally accessed in late 2018 and only...Read More
IS THERE A LINE BETWEEN SPERM DONOR AND PARENT?
Historically, society has interpreted the role of the sperm donor to be one clearly limited to the process of artificial conception. Following this assumption, the donor typically holds no prospective legal rights to that future child. Such a black and white understanding of the donor and child relationship is,...Read More
Beware of the comments made to your social media posting
THE VOLLER CASE The recent case of Voller v Nationwide News Pty Ltd; Voller v Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd; Voller v Australian News Channel Pty Ltd  NSWSC 766 in the Supreme Court of New South Wales has held that media companies that are the owner of a...Read More
DOES ADMINISTRATION MARK THE END OF BLUE COW?
Many West Australians will be familiar with the Blue Cow Cheese Company Pty Ltd (“Blue Cow”). It was established in 1998 in Belmont with the vision to “introduce the people of Australia to the world’s best cheese, dairy and fine foods.” On June 25, after 21 years of business,...Read More
Can an emoji be considered a threat of violence?
Emojis – with approximately 9 million Australians using them, they’re almost impossible to avoid. In fact, as of 2016, the ‘tears of laughter smiling face’ emoji had been used 87,699 times in Australia, making it the country’s most popular emoji. Emojis have started to be used for more serious causes,...Read More