Insights Categories: Corporate Advisory

Privacy Awareness Week 2024 | Understanding transparency, accountability and security

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) 2024 is an annual campaign led by the Australian privacy regulator, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). PAW seeks to promote and raise awareness of the importance of protecting personal information. The focus of this year’s PAW campaign is on privacy and technology; specifically the principles of transparency, accountability, […]

Claims Against International Airlines

When has an ‘Accident’ occurred? Does a failure to provide water during a flight constitute an ‘accident’? Key takeaways An ‘accident’ is an unusual event or happening, that is external to the passenger. An ‘accident’ is not where the injury results from:- the passenger’s own internal reaction to the usual, normal and expected operation of […]

General insurers need to be ever mindful of best practice advertising

It is essential for the general insurance industry to maintain proper standards of advertising. The general insurance industry is a prudential business. It is regulated by our prudential regulator APRA and it is also subject to scrutiny by the other regulators including the corporation’s regulator ASIC, the competition regulator, the ACCC and the tax regulator, […]