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Reliance by shareholder investors on misrepresentations in financial statements
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • October 7 2015

Caason Investments Pty Ltd v Cao 2014 FCAFC 94 - Reasons for Judgment On 3 September 2015, the Full Federal Court published its reasons for

The Financial Report September 17, 2015 - news from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Japan, Singapore
  • September 17 2015

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) identified compliance issues found during its proactive surveillance of responsible

Australia’s Senate review into Australia’s foreign bribery laws
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • September 8 2015

From July 2015, the Senate Economics Reference Committee commenced its long-publicised review into Australia's foreign bribery laws. Submissions have

Australia’s facilitation payment defence - going, going, (not quite) gone
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, OECD
  • September 1 2015

The commodities, energy and resources sectors are consistently identified in the high-risk category for bribery and corruption. This should hardly

Insider trading: what do you know?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 21 2015

Unlike the market misconduct prohibitions in the Corporations Act, the insider trading prohibition does not involve strict liability. There is a very

Out of scope: excluded material in investigative forensic accounting reports
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 20 2015

A recent focus of a Senate Inquiry is allegations of "front running" by an employee of IOOF (IOOF commissioned a report into the matter by PwC).The

Australian Senate to inquire into the effectiveness of Australia’s foreign anti-bribery measures
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • July 16 2015

The Australian Senate is set to hold an inquiry into the effectiveness of Australian laws designed to tackle foreign bribery. Senator Nick Xenophon

Proportionate liability: the High Court resolves the dispute
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 14 2015

Yesterday, in Selig v Wealthsure 2015 HCA 18, the High Court resolved the conflict between two Full Federal Court decisions concerning the

Foreign bribery update April 2015
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, China, South Korea, USA
  • April 15 2015

This Update covers a range of important developments in Australia and overseas in the area of foreign bribery policy, investigations and regulation

Australia’s bribery and corruption regulator flexing its powers: a ‘wake-up call’ to company directors
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • February 26 2015

For the second time ever, the Australian Federal Police have laid bribery and corruption charges against directors of an Australian company. Unlike