Law stories - Page 3
NZ energy innovation bill speeds through its third reading in parliament
New Zealand introduces new measures to boost electric vehicles and energy efficiency, with changes to legislation and incentives for EV uptake.
New Zealand pilots union pushes for tighter drone regulations
NZ pilots' union demands urgent drone law reform amid rising aerial hazards.
Your webinar invite: Australia’s new data breach laws and how to revamp your security
Organisations risk becoming non-compliant with data breach laws - Here's how your organisation can navigate the regulations and tighten your security.
Interview: Gemalto's Rana Gupta talks secure breaches, encryption and cyber attacks
Your company's information is always at risk of being stolen, but what if that stolen information is encrypted - and worthless to hackers?.
Mandatory Data Breach Reporting – what you need to start doing right now
Take heed or be caught out - Cyber-Risk puts together some tips to help you prepare for the breach reporting laws.
Are you ready? Only five weeks until China's new data security law comes into effect
With China’s new cybersecurity law only five weeks away, businesses should be preparing and understanding the new rules.
The legal impact of data protection and management in the digital age
As organisations look towards data to track patterns, they should also be mindful of the legal regulations that govern data protection and breaches.
Veritas says Aussie firms aren't prepared for EU's new data protection regulations
The Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect next year, and only 30% of Australian businesses are prepared for it, Veritas has found.
Move over, Silicon Valley: Two Kiwi companies are bringing AI to legal services
MinterEllisonRuddWatts and Goat Ventures create Kiwi AI startup that is so innovative, it wouldn't even exist in Silicon Valley.
Legal tech profession has its head in the sand over China’s new cybersecurity law, survey finds
China’s new cybersecurity law may have passed three months ago, but 75% of legal technology professionals aren’t even familiar with it.
Australia catches up: Mandatory data breach reporting bill finally reaches Senate
Australia is finally seeing progression on the mandatory data breach notification laws, as the bill passed the House of Representatives last week.
Why China’s new cybersecurity law is a threat to international businesses and innovation
Under the veil of cybersecurity, regulators will have access to information that could benefit Chinese firms at the expense of foreign business.
Waikato law academic encourages NZ to bring legal justice online
A Waikato University law academic proposes an online court system in New Zealand, inspired by England's move to improve access to legal representation.
Mellanox appoints new senior vice president for global legal affairs
Mellanox appoints Alinka Flaminia as new SVP & GC to lead legal affairs, public policy and compliance operations.
Hawke's Bay lawyers use tech to propel law into the digital age
Two lawyers in the Hawke's Bay are using technologies and innovative thinking to attract business and transform the legal landscape.
Education Act Update receives 'huge' response
Overwhelming feedback as 1,800+ responses flood in for the overhaul of NZ's outdated 1989 Education Act.
Spark responds to Government's Telco Act review
Spark will engage with the Government and the general public through this review to ensure NZ is placed to take advantage of the digital future.
NZ Govt asks: What does digital convergence mean for us?
The New Zealand Government has launched a Green Paper and work programme that explores digital convergence, looking at challenges and opportunities.
GFI mounts aggressive partner acquisition programme
Aggressive partner acquisition programme for GFI Software as it seeks to reinvigorate channel and tap vertical markets.
Carter Holt cladding 'inherently defective', appeal court hears
Carter Holt Harvey faces lawsuit over defective cladding used in 880 school buildings. Ministry of Education seeks to recoup costs.
Don't lose your job with one quick tweet
Social Media and the Law is the newly published book that covers a variety of topics and is said to be essential reading for the business community.
Brazilian police deploy 'RoboCop' sunglasses with facial recognition to scan crowds, promising enhanced security ahead of major events.
UK juror jailed for researching defendant online
UK juror Theodora Dallas jailed for contempt after online search on defendant, sparking debate on technology's role in justice.
Legal threats halt Steve Jobs action figure
Under legal pressure, a Hong Kong company drops its Steve Jobs action figure after outcry from family and Apple lawyers.