Key issues affecting Australian workplaces in 2018
From 22 February 2018, businesses subject to the new mandatory data breach notification regime will face penalties of up to $1.8 million if they fail to report data breaches in circumstances where serious harm could occur to an individual whose data has been compromised.
Banking Executive Accountability Regime becomes law
In early 2017, the Federal Government announced in the 2017-2018 Budget a comprehensive package of reforms to strengthen accountability and competition in the banking sector.
The safe harbour regime and continuous disclosure: where is the line in the sand?
The recently enacted safe harbour legislation provides protection to company directors and officers from a claim for insolvent trading where they develop a course of action that is reasonably likely to result in a 'better outcome' for a company.
In this video interview, Scott Guthrie speaks about the potential risk of a turnaround professional being considered a director of the company they have been appointed to assist in a safe harbour scenario, which could expose them to a later claim for insolvent trading if the company goes into liquidation and the safe harbour defence fails.
Managing Partner Stephen Purcell speaks with BRR Media about several key priorities for the firm, including DibbsBarker’s move into the Melbourne market.
In this video interview, Amanda Parks speaks with Fay Calderone, Partner in our People & Workplace team, about the role of a positive workplace culture in reducing workplace conflict and complementing workplace compliance programs.