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Expertise

Lyn Nicholson is a General Counsel in the corporate and commercial group of Holding Redlich with a broad wealth of corporate and commercial experience. Lyn has significant expertise advising on complex corporate transactions.

Experience

Lyn’s commercial experience has focussed on intellectual property and information assets which have involved various technologies and regulatory regimes. Lyn’s experience includes developing and implementing privacy and information security policies and negotiating contracts for the exploitation of information assets. Lyn has significant experience in privacy and spam regulation.

Lyn advises on directors’ duties and a range of practical governance issues for both listed and unlisted companies.

Lyn advises clients on a range of corporate issues including: 

  • ASX Listing Rules
  • contractual issues
  • corporate governance and directors duties
  • Corporations Act advice
  • corporate and transactional issues arising on the exploitation of information assets
  • mergers and acquisitions and business structures
  • privacy and data protection.

Publications

12 December 2018 - Knowledge

The Equifax data breach – A last 2018 word from the US House of Representatives

#Data & Privacy

While we thought the UK fine for Equifax was the last word on the topic for 2018, the US House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released its report into the 2017 Equifax data breach.

04 December 2018 - Knowledge

Are boards skilled for managing technological risk?

#Data & Privacy

The Governance Institute of Australia recently held their annual conference with a focus on considering the risk universe and in particular, the board skills necessary for dealing with technological risk.

13 November 2018 - Knowledge

ASIC’s new approach to regulation by embedding supervisory staff in banks

#Competition & Consumer Law

ASIC chairman James Shipton announced plans to embed teams of up to 20 ASIC agents for weeks at a time to sit with bank staff, drop into meetings and trail the CEO, executives and directors to identify misconduct before it arises.