Monthly Archives: June 2019

Thomson Geer has acquired 10 year old Perth property, infrastructure and litigation boutique law firm LSV Borrello, signalling its entry into the Perth market. The 8 partner and 20 staff boutique law firm will re-badge to Thomson Geer, becoming Thomson Geer’s 5th office, on 1 July. “This move is on strategy” said Thomson Geer Chief Executive […]

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A BIO QLD Investment Seminar was held as part of the BIO 2019 International Convention in the US this month. Thomson Geer partnered with Life Sciences Queensland Limited and Trade and Investment Queensland to present this event, allowing 11 Queensland life sciences companies the chance to pitch to international investors. Thomson Geer was represented by […]

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This edition covers recent media around some of the world’s largest banks being sued, as well as our usual wrap up of media, cases, publications and legislation.

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In this edition we note that the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has issued a report on the ‘Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme: 12 month insights report’ and is intended to assist entities to understand the common causes of data breaches.

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This edition includes a link to a report published on the impact of self-represented litigants on civil justice, and several decisions on issues of administrative law and procedure, in addition to our usual summary of recent media articles and legislation.

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Amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 and related legislation will become effective from 1 July 2019 to enhance existing protections for whistleblowers. The changes apply to public companies – which include most clubs. Click here to read more about the changes.  

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In this edition, we make reference to the release by the Australian National Audit Office of key messages found in a series of audits examining the effectiveness of governance boards, as well as lessons learned from a report analysing the first 12 months of the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme, and much more.

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