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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

Latest News

Making waves: Maddocks advises on Manly Fast Ferry sale February 12, 2018

Monday 12 February 2018 Maddocks has advised the founders and operators of the Manly Fast Ferry on their divestment of the company to NRMA, Australia’s peak road association. The firm advised Richard and Will Ford, … Continued

Latest Article

Radio Refunds: How to avoid breaching your responsible lending obligations February 15, 2018

Background Major Australian retailer, Thorn Group, and its consumer leasing business, Radio Rentals, has agreed to refund almost $20 million to customers who entered into leases with the company following an ASIC investigation into breaches … Continued

FOI & Privacy Blog

  • Massive Equifax data breach – a timely reminder (of what not to do)

    Another massive data breach has hit the news with US listed ‘global information solutions company’ Equifax Inc. announcing a cybersecurity ‘incident’ potentially impacting a whopping 143 million US consumers. To put this into context – … Continued

  • FOI changes about to commence

    Significant changes to the Victorian Freedom of Information Act 1982 are about to take effect that have implications for councils. The changes include: New Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner, comprising the Information Commissioner, the … Continued

  • Return to Safe Harbour?

    On 6 October 2015, the  European Court of Justice ruled that the ‘safe harbour’ agreement for data flows between the European Union and the United States was invalid. The safe harbour agreement was set up … Continued