Recently our director Tom Meagher presented another topical seminar on the legal complexities and commercial considerations of 'Data in Business' for Digital Transformation Perth (in collaboration with the Australian Transformation & Turnaround Association (AusTTA))- together with the other … Read more about ‘Data in Digital Transformation’ event
By Todd Hutchison, Marais Dekker and Oliver Schoeman. Being ‘bias’ refers to having a tendency, inclination or prejudice either in favour for or against something, someone, some group or some organisation. Areas of bias can lead to unlawful discrimination based on alignment to race, gender … Read more about Unconscious Bias: A Reality for Judges, Forensic Investigators and Lawyers
For the purposes of trying to simplify the world of IT and how it analogously relates to your business, I’ve put together some basic domestic->technology metaphors to try to explain how your IT systems and security is like your own home. Now before all the various IT experts have conniptions … Read more about “Why your Business’ IT Systems and Security is like your Home.”
We can’t say enough great things about the Balfour Meagher website. A modern, full-screen background with a clear message captures visitors’ attention. Their call-to-action and contact details are apparent on every page and they host a wealth of useful information and functions on their … Read more about Balfour Meagher awarded one of the Best Law Firm Websites
In light of the recent 'hacking' of a conveyancer’s IT system and payee details (no it wasn’t a failure by the PEXA system see - PEXA says platform remains secure), here's some suggested, relatively-easy additional security steps your business could take when intending to make any such payments or … Read more about Quick Practical Tip for Increasing Security with Payments to Clients and Third Parties
We didn't think we needed to publish this but as we've have been contacted by so many clients and other parties this week, now we thought we'd share a summary of some practical information and guidance around the GDPRs and the privacy laws. Note: this is not legal advice, as obviously you need to … Read more about Privacy Policies and complying with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPRs).
Over the many years of advising clients, business partners and presenting at various seminars in relation to business licenses, setting-up a new business or buying a business, one service that very few people (including lawyers!) are aware of is an excellent online service provided by the federal … Read more about Why ‘ABLIS’ is helpful for Start-up Businesses, Business Owners and Buyers