Putting a price on privacy: The evolving legal landscape in Australia & beyond

Data privacy in Australia is once again under the spotlight, with a review of the Privacy Act underway and a number of high-profile data breach cases seeing new case theories being tested. Omni Bridgeway hosted an international expert panel discussion on the current data privacy landscape in Australia, developments in case law locally and in the UK, the emergence of privacy breach class actions, and approaches to measuring damages.

Our panel included Omni Bridgeway’s Kristen Smith, Former Australian Information Commissioner Professor John McMillan AO, Holding Redlich's Head of TMT Angela Flannery, Hausfeld’s leading UK technology lawyer Michael Bywell and PF2 Securities ’ CEO & litigation strategist Gene Phillips.