Innovation competitions are the next big thing. Here are 8 ways to make them work

For centuries, human beings have relied on patents to encourage and protect innovation. The electric light was patented, the phonograph, television, WiFi and Nespresso capsules. But many inventions were not: matches, vaccination, computers and the…

Balancing a legal career with life

Lawyers operate in a profession that idolises perfection in tight timelines with highly important and pervasive matters. These stressors, in conjunction with high, achieving personalities and a competitive environment, have been shown to cause burnout,…

Interoperable ELNOs -what does this mean for your firm?

In October 2019, Sympli lodged it’s first registry instrument, a mortgage, in NSW. With two electronic lodgement network operators (ELNOs), how will e-Settlements work? In order to facilitate competition between electronic lodgement network providers, it’s…

Law and Technology: The Age of Cross-Collaboration

Innovation is no longer a buzzword in the legal industry. Over recent years, technology has been the catalyst for legal service delivery transformation, replacing labour-intensive tasks with automation and value maximisation of resources. Considering the…

NZ has new anti-money laundering legislation, should Australian follow suit?

Earlier this year, New Zealand implemented new anti-money laundering (AML) legislation in an effort to curb the flow of illicit money entering the housing market. Meanwhile, Australia has been scrutinised for its slow reaction to…

2019 Sydney to Hobart InfoTrack Crew announced

Image Credit: Andrea Francolini One of five SuperMaxi’s competing in this year’s race, InfoTrack will again be chasing line honours in 2019. Continuing to defy her critics, InfoTrack lives up to the values of the…

Two tried and tested strategies for growth

At Cultivate 2019: Melbourne, Meng Cheong, Senior Associate at Nevile and Co. shared practical tips, via a Q&A, for strong strategies that are helping his firm expand further internationally.  Let’s talk about some of the…

Update from the Office of the NSW Registrar General: Off the Plan contracts

Are you ready for the new off-the plan contract laws in NSW? The Office of the NSW Registrar General announced late last week that the commencement of new off the plan contract laws, is expected…

How to stay true to your company values while investing in growth

At Cultivate 2019: Brisbane, Tracey Whyte, Director of Business Development and Marketing at Piper Alderman shares her tips, via a Q&A, for staying true to your firm values while investing in growth. For Piper Alderman,…

Top tips to fight cyber-crime and protect your business and clients

One in three businesses will be impacted by cybercrime by the end of 2019. No matter the size of the business, many are not safe from cybercrime. Hackers use small businesses as gateways to bigger…