Australian businesses, including mining companies, should be aware of the Modern Slavery Act 2018 which came into force on 1 January 2019.
Privacy Law - do the new changes affect you?
Under amendments to Australian privacy law, your business may now be legally obliged to report data breaches involving personal information.
Congratulations to Ignite Mentoring on the success of their University Excursion programme.
Employee inventions and the (potentially) million dollar question: who owns the IP?
What happens when an employee invents a new product – who owns the intellectual property rights and potential income from commercialisation – the employee or the employer? As an employer, is ownership of your business IP at risk?
Australian Consumer Law - now also for small businesses
The ACL now extends to small businesses the protection that consumers enjoy against unfair terms in standard form contracts.
The above news items are provided as general information in summary form of legislation and are not intended as legal advice.
Please contact us at McGuinnLegal if you would like further information or need specific advice in relation to any of these matters.