The PricewaterhouseCoopers 2014 Global Economic Crime Survey found Australian businesses report more crime than those in other areas of the world.
Confidential information is often necessarily disclosed to enable due diligence to occur or for business efficacy. However, confidential information is often the most valuable asset of a company and must be fiercely protected.
Gough Whitlam’s recent passing has given Australians cause to pause and reflect upon the foundation of the Family Court and implementation of no fault divorce legislation, both in established by the Whitlam government in 1975.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) has issued proceedings in the Federal Court against Coles alleging that it engaged in unconscionable conduct in contravention of the Australian Consumer Law (“ACL”).