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Senate Inquiry into foreign bribery: suggestions for reform of Australia’s existing Commonwealth foreign bribery laws
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia, OECD
  • January 31 2016

The Senate Economics References Committee's Inquiry into foreign bribery (Senate Inquiry) has received a range of submissions from industry groups


Corruption contagion - tip of the iceberg
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China
  • January 13 2016

Much has been written in recent years about the scope and costs of regulatory investigations and the powers of regulators. A company implicated in


Director prosecution and conviction in New South Wales
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • January 11 2016

The NSW work health and safety regulator has brought a successful prosecution against a company director resulting in a criminal conviction and fines


To trade or not to trade - steep penalties for trading on inside information
  • Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 11 2016

Last month the Federal Court ordered that Mr John Gay, former Gunns Ltd Chairman, pay a pecuniary penalty of $500,000 in relation to insider trading


Foreign Bribery in Australia and Overseas: 5 Things You Need to Know
  • Addisons
  • Australia, OECD
  • December 23 2015

The Australian gambling industry has long been aware of laws prohibiting the offering of bribes to Australian government officials. However


The rise of the phoenix, the regulators' response and proposed reforms
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • December 21 2015

Illegal phoenix activity broadly involves the transfer of assets between related companies to intentionally evade creditors. In October 2015 a


Australian Full Federal Court recognises market-based causation
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • December 2 2015

A landmark decision of the Australian Full Federal Court will allow the Applicants to plead market-based causation for claims for misstatements and


Australia - new false accounting criminal offences
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, OECD
  • December 2 2015

For many years, the OECD, Transparency International Australia and experts have criticised Australia for failing to have in place any meaningful


Australia - Attorney General’s Department submission to Senate foreign bribery review
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, OECD
  • December 2 2015

In September 2015, the Attorney General's Department (AGD) has filed a multi-agency submission to the Senate Economics Committee's review of


Australia - anti-corruption and the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • December 2 2015

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has generated intense debate, enhanced by the reluctance of the Australian Government to clearly disclose to the