ACCC Gas Inquiry April 2018 Interim Report

Consumer
By Anne Wardell, Compliance Quarter.  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its third interim report in relation to gas supply arrangements in Australia; Gas Inquiry April 2018 Interim Report (the report). The report covers three topics: an update on gas prices, which confirms the recent fall in gas commodity price offers for 2018 and 2019 and that prices struck under gas supply agreements (GSAs) remain generally higher in the Southern States than in Queensland; the ACCC decision to publish on its website an LNG netback price series to improve gas price transparency and assist commercial and industrial (C&I) users in negotiating for gas supply; and the ACCC assessment of new reporting in relation to transportation services for non-scheme pipelines, which questions whether early information on standing offers…
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GDPR Australia: When can EU personal data be transferred to Australia?

GDPR Australia: When can EU personal data be transferred to Australia?

Consumer
GDPR Australia: The EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018. In order to ensure that you are GDPR compliant we are offering a series of articles responding to some key questions you might have with respect to the GDPR. For a general overview of the GDPR and whether it might apply to your organisation see https://www.compliancequarter.com.au/understanding-gdpr-opportunities-risks/. You should also check out the comprehensive resource created by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at https://oaic.gov.au/agencies-and-organisations/business-resources/privacy-business-resource-21-australian-businesses-and-the-eu-general-data-protection-regulation. Access our Exclusive & Free GDPR Australia checklistSimply provide your details below to be sent our free GDPR Self Assessment Checklist.Today we ask: When can personal data of EU origin be transferred to an organisation based in Australia?We divide the justifications provided by the GDPR for transfer to any other country…
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