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Corporate crime and corruption: new proposals announced in Australia
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • April 11 2017

The Australian Government has announced several proposed reforms to combat bribery of foreign public officials, including the possibility of creating

Deferred Prosecution Agreements coming soon: Government releases paper on an Australian scheme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 11 2017

On 31 March 2017, the Australian Government released a public consultation paper on 'Improving enforcement options for serious corporate crime: a

A Carrot or a Stick: Consultation Papers on Corporate Crime
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, OECD
  • April 7 2017

Following a detailed review of the current foreign bribery regime, the AG highlighted a number of key challenges faced by regulatory and enforcement

Senate releases report into penalties for white collar crime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • March 27 2017

The Senate Economics References Committee has released its report on 'Penalties for white-collar crime and corporate and financial misconduct in

For whom the whistle blows
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 21 2017

The ACCC’s submission to the current parliamentary inquiry into whistleblower protections (“Submission”) takes the firm view that persons who report

Legislation and proposed legislation - January and February 2017
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 9 2017

The Government’s Consultation Paper - Increasing Transparency of the Beneficial Ownership of Companies seeks views on how to potentially increase

The naked truth: Why your supply chain could leave you exposed
  • Dentons
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia
  • February 6 2017

If you are a business owner dealing with suppliers, you are potentially at risk of penalty for corruption related offences. While the response of

Australia: Why Failing to Ask Questions Can Be a Breach of a Director’s Duties
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

Nine years after ASIC commenced proceedings against the former AWB Limited (AWB) Chairman, Trevor Flugge, and the former AWB Group General Manager of

Australia Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

From 1 January, a new MAAL (broadly based on the first limb of the United Kingdom's Diverted Profits Tax) applies to 'significant global entities' to

AWB “oil for wheat” scandal - the duty of directors to investigate
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 21 2016

The Supreme Court of Victoria has found that Trevor Flugge, the former chairman and director of AWB Limited (AWB), breached his duties as a director