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Latest Case

Advising on market-changing divestments September 25, 2018

Maddocks  acted for the founder of Australia’s largest private pilot training school, Soar Aviation, on the group’s 50 percent sale to Australian private equity investor The Growth Fund. Soar Aviation was started in 2012 by … Continued

Latest News

Making a difference: Maddocks senior associate wins Australian Young Lawyer of the Year October 22, 2018

Monday 22 October 2018 Maddocks senior associate Tamsin Webster has been awarded the 2018 Australian Young Lawyer of the Year by the Law Council of Australia. Tamsin, a member of the firm’s Employment, Safety and … Continued

Latest Article

Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018 (Cth) expands scope for challenges to Commonwealth procurement decisions October 18, 2018

On 18 October 2018, the Senate passed the Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 (Cth) (the Bill) without amendment. The Bill received Royal Assent on 19 October 2018. The Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018 (Cth) … Continued

Reading Room

  • Agile methodology – agility with control

    Agile methodology is now extensively used in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) projects involving a design or development component. It comprises terminology and processes that are different from those used in a traditional contract, which … Continued

  • Digital Currency Exchanges becoming mainstream – bit by bit

    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 that exchange digital currency for fiat currency (e.g. Dollars, … 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

  • 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