Research & Whitepaper | Archive | 2019
With the introduction of the GDPR, the National Data Breaches scheme and various other data privacy legislation, cybersecurity and data protection are growing areas which all sectors of society must be aware of – the legal sector being no exception.
The legal industry is at the forefront of advances and changes in the cybersecurity arena - acting as a trusted advisor to businesses, but also grappling with these same changes from the perspective of its own cyber resilience.
While lawyers may be diligent about helping clients plan for the future, prepare for the worst and handle a crisis, they often neglect their own plans and preparations.
LexisNexis is proud to be a sponsor of the Governance Institute of Australia’s research paper, “The future of the governance professional”.
In a post-Financial Services Royal Commission (Hayne Royal Commission) world, the regulatory landscape has changed fundamentally. Therefore, the question needs to be asked: “Does your business have a strategy in place to deal with regulators?”
The Governance Institute of Australia has partnered with LexisNexis to co-author the whitepaper, “Engaging with regulators post the Hayne Royal Commission”. This whitepaper discusses who the custodian of regulatory engagement within a business is. It also talks about how culture, remuneration and transparency of information can help businesses re-establish trust while adequately deal with regulators.
Having a governance structure around privacy and data protection is critical to your business which is why are offering you a complimentary checklist. This checklist has been designed to help you identify your privacy and data protection obligations.
David’s firm, Curlington Legal, is a boutique law firm based in Sydney that focuses on drafting and negotiating IT contracts, intellectual property licensing and advice for technology companies. Prior to Curlington, David was in-house as Asia Pacific General Counsel for two US software vendors. Prior to that, he was a partner at Clayton Utz and head of the Technology, Trade and Intellectual Property team.
During the average work week, over 50% of small law practitioners conduct legal research, with many relying on free resources. However, the evidence suggests that what is ‘free’ may actually cost small law firms both time and money.
When a judge makes their final decision, they have a duty to apply the principles of procedural fairness, including the rule that the judge must not have an interest in the matter adjudicated, nor appear to be biased in their conduct or conclusions.