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Senate committee calls for incentivising corporate whistleblowers: a ‘fundamental shift in approach’ for fighting fraud in Australia
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • June 27 2014

The Senate Economics References Committee yesterday released its final report of the Inquiry into the Performance of the Australian Securities and

Stand by your man
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • December 21 2010

The Full Court of the Federal Court has ruled (2:1) in Stoddart v Boulton (2001) 185 FCR 409, on appeal from Justice Reeves' judgment at first instance, that the common law privilege against spousal incrimination has not been abrogated by the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 (Cth) (the Act

ASIC fails to build case against Fortescue CEO
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • July 29 2010

The corporate regulator's recent track record in relation to the prosecution of directors continued on 23 December 2009 when Justice Gilmour of the Federal Court handed down judgment in Australian Securities & Investments Commission v Fortescue Metals Group Ltd

A not-so informative information memorandum
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • June 30 2010

A decision of the Federal Court provides some useful reminders about misrepresentations by financial brokers and reliance on statements passed on by those brokers

What's new for listed companies
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • December 15 2009

The ASX has recently issued a Consultation Paper proposing to make amendments to the ASX Listing Rules primarily aimed at complementing existing insider trading laws by helping minimise the potential for insider trading and address the perceived risks of insider trading