Do you have a right to privacy?

Andrew Moore (Partner) and Ahrani Ranjitkumar (Senior Associate) have contributed to the recent LexisNexis Privacy Law Bulletin, looking at the need for Australia to develop its privacy laws to allow for sufficient protection of individuals’ rights to privacy in our evolving digital world. The article addresses the following key takeaways: the development of a statutory […]

The restricted scope of “other insurance” clauses

Andrew Moore and Robert Finnigan discuss the implications of a recent decision by the New South Wales Court of Appeal in Lambert Leasing Inc v QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited [2016] NSWCA 254 which confirms a restrictive operation of section 45 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984. The limitation of section 45 may lead to increase […]

Travel insurer hacked: Implications under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)

Anyone paying attention will have observed that data breaches have become increasingly common place in Australia. In January 2015, news reports emerged of the recent cyber attack on Aussie Travel Cover (ATC). The ATC cyber attack led to 770,000 personal data entries being compromised. In this article, Andrew Moore and Jack Geng examine the impact […]

Cyber risk and privacy: the legal view

The current boom in cyber insurance policies is at least partly due to new cyber privacy laws being enacted in March 2014. Andrew Moore, Jane O’Neill and Jack Geng investigate the new legal landscape in the March edition of Insurance Business magazine.