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Anti-bribery & corruption: Time for a compliance health check
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 3 2016

The Federal Government has provided the Australia Federal Police with an additional $15 million of funding to investigate Australian companies and

Corporate criminal liability - April 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, USA, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Australia, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, European Union, France
  • April 26 2016

The survey looks at whether there is a concept of corporate criminal liability in a number of different jurisdictions. We consider the underlying

Corruption risks in oil and gas: time for a Deferred Prosecution Agreements scheme in Australia?
  • Gadens
  • Australia, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 13 2016

Bribery and corruption risk is becoming an increasing concern for organisations operating in the oil and gas sector, with the focus now squarely on

Foreign Bribery & Corruption Update: Tackling serious corporate crime - the potential use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements in Australia
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • April 7 2016

Corruption in the upper echelons of the corporate world has resurfaced with the recent resignation of ASX Chief Executive, Elmer Funke Kupper

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Compliance - Do you pass the front page of the newspaper test?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 6 2016

Company directors and senior management all over the world are asking themselves this question with increased urgency in recent days. Journalists

Anti-Corruption and Bribery: the Regulatory Noose Tightens
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia, OECD
  • April 4 2016

In the last six months, there have been a number of developments aimed at strengthening the anticorruption and bribery regime in Australia. It is

Deferred prosecution agreements for Australia?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • March 31 2016

Australia's Minister for Justice recently released a public discussion paper calling for comment on the implementation of a deferred prosecution

Companies take note - Australia raises its Anti-Bribery Compliance & Enforcement Game
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, OECD
  • March 23 2016

After broad international and domestic criticism of its efforts, the Australian Government is now showing an appetite for significant reform in the

New False Accounting offences commence operation in Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, OECD
  • March 17 2016

Australia’s new false accounting offences came into force from 1 March 2016. The new offences are broadly cast and designed to aid enforcement of

Australia's new false accounting laws boost foreign bribery regime, so review accounting safeguards
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, OECD
  • March 15 2016

On 1 March 2016 important legislative reforms relating to false accounting practices came into force in Australia. The introduction of these new