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Sally Pierce

Sally Pierce is a special counsel in the Technology, Data and Commercial team. Sally has a broad commercial practice with particular focus on issues in the technology and defence industries. Sally spent a 13-month secondment in a global professional services company that specialises in information technology services and consulting and six months with a leading defence technology company working on defence technology transactions.

On 26 March 2024, the Australian Senate resolved to establish the Select Committee on Adopting Artificial Intelligence (“Committee”) to inquire into and report on the opportunities and impacts arising out of the adoption of AI technologies in Australia.
The Committee’s inquiry provides an important opportunity for Australian companies to shape the future direction of Australia’s AI-related regulatory reforms as the Government continues to formulate its position on the regulation of AI.

The Australian Government has released its much-anticipated response to the Commonwealth Attorney-General Department’s report on its review of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). The Report recommended wholesale amendments to Australia’s principal privacy legislation and contained 116 proposals for consideration by the government.