New Anti-Encryption Laws: Locking Out the Global Tech Market

New Anti-Encryption Laws: Locking Out the Global Tech Market

Shock was felt throughout the Australian tech industry in response to news that the Telecommunications and Other Legislation (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 has been passed. The Act extends the powers of Australian law enforcement agencies to stop anti-terrorist activities by amending several pieces of legislation that deal with national security operations.

There are concerns that the effect of this Act may spread beyond anti-terrorism purposes. The introduction of these new laws has been labelled as “tech industry killer” by several Australian businesses. A real risk is that these laws will significantly stifle the competitiveness of Australia’s burgeoning IT industry in the global market, as well as detract major brands from Australian talent and consumer market. 

Huffington Post: Between Business Failure and Success

Huffington Post: Between Business Failure and Success

Having started a number of businesses (some wins, some losses), our founder Demetrio Zema was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post to discuss the difference between business success and failure. With only 1 in 20 Australian start-ups becoming a success, having the right legal advisor and support is integral...

Is co-working the secret sauce in the quest for innovation?

Is co-working the secret sauce in the quest for innovation?

Our founder and director Demetrio Zema was recently featured in an article in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) which focussed on the variety of co-working spaces which existed around the country and how companies like Law Squared are turning to co-working spaces as an office alternative. Co-working spaces allow for a collaboration between sections of business that otherwise...