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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

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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

Reading Room

  • 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

  • DTA: Report of the ICT Procurement Taskforce

    The Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, The Hon. Angus Taylor MP, has released the Report of the ICT Procurement Taskforce (the report). The report makes a range of diverse recommendations including developing ICT … Continued

  • Making decisions about cyber insurance

    Now is a good time to be considering, or reconsidering, cyber insurance. The Australian cyber insurance market is in its infancy, compared with the United States. A significant driver of the market in the United States … Continued

  • It is time to consider your organisation’s document retention and destruction requirements

    The new financial year has arrived and it seems timely to remind you of the legislation that goes along with a ‘cleaning out’ of the archives. Before you press delete or shred that document, be … Continued

  • A practical guide to responding to data breaches

    Organisations who are robustly prepared and who take a ‘whole of business’ approach to privacy and data protection can move from a place of reaction and fear to a place of confidence and cyber resilience, … Continued

  • The General Data Protection Regulation – a survival guide for your organisation

    In a world where data continues to grow at exponential rates, many organisations are already struggling to control their data. Add to that an environment of increasing regulation where cyber-attacks and data breaches are becoming … Continued

  • Mandatory Data Breach Laws

    Is your organisation ready for Australia’s new Mandatory Data Breach Laws? Serious data breaches are increasing, both in frequency and impact, as recent high-profile news stories illustrate. Soon organisations will have no choice but to … Continued

  • Santa’s data journey

    For anyone involved in their organisation’s use and management of data, there are a range of complexities and pitfalls to navigate. In this light-hearted and seasonal paper, we’ve teamed up with data protection and information … Continued

  • How will the new unfair contract terms regime affect Victorian councils?

    On 12 November 2016, the Australian Consumer Law (ACL)’s unfair contract terms regime began applying to ‘small business contracts’. This change has the potential to impact local government as it gives ‘small businesses’ the ability … Continued

  • Six cyber security standards Commonwealth Officers should know about

    Under the Commonwealth’s Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (Cth) (PGPA), duties are imposed on Commonwealth entity officials, and Commonwealth company directors. Commonwealth entities include departments or bodies corporate established by a law of … Continued