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After Adopting the “Fraud-on-the-Market” Presumption of Reliance, Australia is Poised to Become a Plaintiff-Friendly Venue
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

The United States is a popular location for securities class actions, due in large part to its reputation as a generally plaintiff-friendly system. A

False accounting offences: legislation commences
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • August 3 2016

From 1 March 2016, some important Commonwealth legislative reforms relating to false accounting practices became law. Directors, CFOs and other

Breaking Brexit Down: Anti-Corruption (VIDEO)
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 25 2016

Anti-corruption measures will face a Stern test in the coming months as more and more companies grapple with the economic uncertainty brought about

NSW Court of Appeal dismisses directors' challenge to ICAC findings of corrupt conduct
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 1 2016

The NSW Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeals of a number of company directors who sought to challenge findings of ‘corrupt conduct’ made by the

Australian courts adopt US ‘Fraud on the Market’ theory
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • June 30 2016

An Australian Court has for the first time clearly approved the ‘indirect causation’ approach for shareholder securities claims resulting from

Blockchain: A Revolution or an Evolution?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 7 2016

Like many new Technologies, blockchain began with the promise of a revolution in financial services. In 2016, however, 8 years after Satoshi Nakamoto

Corporate Advisory Update - May 2016
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 3 2016

The Government has proposed a technology neutral mode of distributing company meeting notices and materials which aims to facilitate innovation and

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
  • Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Russia, Global, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, European Union, France, Germany, Asia-Pacific, Australia
  • 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