Whistleblower legislation – implications on your business

The Federal Government released its long-awaited draft whistleblower protection legislation on 23 October 2017. If passed as currently drafted, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Whistleblowers)...

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Cybersecurity is not just a ‘big business’ issue

Cybersecurity risk affects us all, whether we have taken the time to consider it or not, and independent of whether we have had the foresight to develop a plan to deal with it. Every time we use...

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Congratulations to McGrathNicol Partners Jason Ireland and Robert Smith on joining the Boart Longyear board as non-executive directors

Boart Longyear Limited (ASX:BLY) – Boart Longyear announces changes to its Board of Directors in conjunction with the implementation of its recapitalisation. Read...

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In-house counsel as trusted business advisor

It is inevitable that some, perhaps even a good deal of, an in-house counsel’s time can be spent managing disputes. It is a vital role to defend the business against claims from external parties...

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Cyber Alert – The life of a Hacked PC

A compromised or “Hacked PC” affects more than just that device. It introduces risk to an entire connected ecosystem and can play a critical role in a much larger web of cybercrime....

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Market Conditions

Both traditional and online retail sales grew in May 2017 (seasonally adjusted, 0.6% and 1.3% respectively) despite the downward trend in consumer confidence in recent months. While consumer...

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Market Conditions

Despite a trend towards slower growth in both traditional and online retail sales and consumer confidence showing a clear downward trajectory in recent months, traditional retail sales grew by 1% in...

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Completion of sale of Intueri New Zealand schools

William Black and Conor McElhinney of McGrathNicol, as Administrators of Intueri Education Group Limited, are pleased to confirm that the previously announced conditional agreement for a sale of...

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Implications of the proposed amendments to Australia’s foreign bribery laws

Australia has taken recent steps to strengthen its anti-bribery and corruption regime by proposing amendments to the foreign bribery offence in the Criminal Code Act 1995 and proposing to...

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Meet our new Partners

The Partners at McGrathNicol are delighted to announce the promotion of five new Partners. We congratulate Darren Hopkins, Shane Bell, Kathy Sozou, Janine Thompson and Rob Brauer. They are all...

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