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Podcast: Let's Talk About Governance
Friday 1 February 2019 posted in Health Aged Care & Life Sciences

New Aged Care Quality Standard 8 states that an Approved Provider’s governing body is accountable for the delivery of safe and quality care and services.  In this podcast Alison Choy Flannigan (formerly Holman Webb), Brendan Moore (LASA), Catherine Maxwell (Governance Institute) and Rueben Sakey (IRT) discuss the responsibilities of the Board of an Approved Provider, what is required to prove compliance with the new governance standard and a case study on improving governance. This Podcast is particularly relevant in light of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.


Podcast: Let's talk about the New Aged Care Quality Standards
Wednesday 30 January 2019 / by Holman Webb and LASA posted in Health Aged Care & Life Sciences

Approved Providers will be assessed against the New Aged Care Quality Standards from 1 July 2019. In this podcast Alison Choy Flannigan (formerly Holman Webb), Brendan Moore (LASA), Catherine Maxwell (Governance Institute) and Rueben Sakey (IRT) discuss what is different. It includes a case study on new Standard 3 concerning Personal care and clinical care and some of the challenges in proving compliance. This Podcast from Holman Webb and LASA is particularly relevant in light of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.


Google Fined €50m for Breaches of General Data Protection Regulation
Friday 25 January 2019 / by Tal Williams and Sabrina Ebrahimi posted in Business, Corporate & Commercial Technology Law Media & Communications

On 21 January 2019,  France’s data protection regulator, CNIL fined Google €50m ($80 million AUD) for breaches of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


Holman Webb Ranked in Australian Financial Review for Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession
Thursday 20 December 2018 / by Holman Webb posted in Holman Webb News

As a founding signatory firm of the NSW Law Society’s Charter for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession, we are delighted to be ranked in the Australian Financial Review amongst the country’s top firms for promoting gender diversity and inclusion.


Court of Appeal Case Reveals That Sometimes a Reasonable Response to Risk of Harm is to do Nothing
Wednesday 19 December 2018 / by Nicholas Gordon posted in Insurance

Bruce v Apex Software Pty Limited t/as Lark Ellen Aged Care [2018] NSWCA 330


Defamation and Body Corporate Managers
Wednesday 21 November 2018 / by Shane Roberts and Sam Marsh posted in Property

The November 2018 edition of our Body Corporate Newsletter showcases a recent case of alleged defamation that took place in a body corporate meeting and the resultant claim for damages.


Consumer Law Tips for Retailers: Staying on the ‘Nice’ List This Christmas

Christmas is around the corner, which means retailers are getting ready for the busiest period of the year. What better time for a quick refresher on some consumer law issues? Here are a few tips to make sure Santa (the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission) doesn’t bring you a lump of coal (an infringement notice).


New Standard for Assessment of Body Corporate Recovery Fees
Friday 2 November 2018 / by Shane Roberts and Sam Marsh posted in Property

Holman Webb Lawyers recently obtained an important decision in the Federal Court which has implications for the body corporate industry with respect to the recovery of unpaid levies.


C'est La Vie - Vicissitudes of Life Explained
Friday 2 November 2018 / by Natasha Miller and Jevon Saba posted in Insurance

Avopiling Pty Ltd v Bosevski [2018] NSWCA 146

The Plaintiff was catastrophically injured when the cable of a pile driving rig snapped and struck him in the head.  He sued the occupier, Avopiling.


Holman Webb Listings in the Latest Rankings for Doyle's Guide 2018
Wednesday 31 October 2018 / by Holman Webb

Congratulations to our specialist lawyers and teams listed in the latest Doyle’s Guide Rankings for 2018 in recognition of their expertise and abilities.


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