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Providing innovative procurement solutions for local government projects April 20, 2018

We advised City of Casey on the procurement process of the Bunjil Place Project. Bunjil Place is a $125 million civic and cultural precinct for the City of Casey, encompassing an 800-seat theatre and 200-seat … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks signs on for Luminance AI platform May 24, 2018

Thursday 24 May 2018 Maddocks has adopted an artificial intelligence (AI) platform to assist in streamlining due diligence processes. The firm has signed on to use the market-leading Luminance AI platform to provide due diligence … Continued

Latest Article

Strategic use of regulatory action policies: an example in the context of Freedom of Information May 23, 2018

Regulatory action policies (including strategies and statements issued by regulators) are a useful tool for regulators to signal the importance of a particular regulatory area to the regulated sector and to the public at large. … Continued

Technology, Media & Telecommunications Blog

  • Reserve Bank of India reins in cryptocurrency

    This year has seen a worldwide wave of regulatory responses in the digital currency realm as governments begin to tackle the legal and practical issues surrounding digital currencies, digital currency exchanges and exchange operators. India … Continued

  • New regulatory guidelines for digital currency exchange providers

    Background On 3 April 2018, new laws and policy principles were introduced to regulate the operation of digital currency exchanges (DCEs) in Australia.  DCEs are businesses which exchange digital currency for fiat currency (e.g. Dollars, … Continued

  • Will your organisation be affected by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation?

    In 2018, the Australian and global privacy and data landscape is shifting significantly, with the introduction of both: mandatory data breach notification (MDBN) under the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cth); and the new European Union … Continued

  • Commissioner looks into Facebook data mining – were Australians impacted?

    The Australian Government’s Information and Privacy Commissioner (Commissioner) has issued a statement that it is making inquiries of Facebook in relation to the reported data mining of 50 million Facebook profiles around the world.  The … Continued

  • Did you miss the Maddocks Digital Future Forum?

    A fascinating forum was held by Maddocks in Canberra on 16 March 2018 in which an eminent panel discussed the convergence of different elements in the digital domain, from cyber security and data to artificial … Continued

  • 2017: In Review – The biggest tech trends and events of the year

    2017 has been another frenetic and significant year for the technology sector. In keeping with Commvault and Maddocks’ joint mission to deliver you practical guidance, our end of year wrap-up highlights the most significant technology … Continued

  • ACCC issues extensive report on communications market

    The ACCC has issued an extensive draft report detailing its market study of the communications sector which includes 29 recommendations spanning a wide range of competition and consumer issues in communications markets. This follows on … Continued

  • 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

  • Procure IT v3.2 on the way

    3 July 2017 As I mentioned in my earlier blog post, on 26 November 2015 it was announced in the NSW government’s Digital+2016 strategy paper that a new version of Procure IT was anticipated for release … Continued

  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework Workshop – Day 2

    TechKnowChat’s intrepid reporter Sean Field, Special Counsel, reports on the second and final day of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework Workshop. It’s another beautiful day in DC as mini heat-wave … Continued