The arrival of the internet has brought about a seismic change
in the way organisations are run, how people interact and how
information is accessed.
Our clients are confronted by web-based drivers of change;
online channels to market; cloud computing; and the challenge of
evaluating, protecting and exploiting digital assets. Together
these drivers point to a shift in the commercial world –
characterised by the transition from a single-jurisdiction,
tangible business environment to a multi-jurisdictional, digital
To better understand the impact of these drivers we have
commissioned a qualitative research study 'Shifting Landscapes
– the online challenge to traditional business
DLA Piper conducted in-depth interviews with business leaders,
Heads of IT and Digital Channels and General Counsel, combined with
extensive secondary research. The research panel has been drawn
from organisations which were among the first-movers in using web
technologies to transform not just their own businesses, but entire
Our research has culminated in a series of three Reports
– please click
here to view the first of these 'Online Channels to
Our intention is not to publish an academic paper. In the body
of the report we have commented on the commercial and legal impact
of these developments – in order to help exploit the huge
opportunities that exist – whilst avoiding the inherent
We would be delighted to meet with you to discuss the findings
of the Report and the implication for your business. In addition
the Report could act as a basis for a presentation to your Board,
or a particular business function, should you wish. Please do not
hesitate to contact us in this regard or indeed should you have any
DLA Phillips Fox is one of the largest legal firms in
Australasia and a member of DLA Piper Group, an alliance of
independent legal practices. It is a separate and distinct legal
entity. For more information visit
This publication is intended as a first point of reference and
should not be relied on as a substitute for professional advice.
Specialist legal advice should always be sought in relation to any
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