Articles and legal news from the Atkinson Vinden Team.

  • The Danger of Electronic Signatures

    Is it good practice to use electronic signatures in company documents? Our advice is – be very careful! Companies execute contractual documents by having their directors sign and in some cases by also affixing a seal to the document. Other parties have the right to assume such execution is valid and binding on the company...

    Commercial Law, General

  • Cautionary Tale when Dealing with Personal Information

    A recent finding by the Privacy Commissioner demonstrates just how careful you must be when collecting personal information from individuals. If you are not careful, you may breach the Privacy Act without realising it. A blind man who had recently undergone medical treatment for cancer was waiting to board a flight. As a part of...



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