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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 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


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


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


A reminder to directors and officers that a failure to ask questions can be a breach of director's duties
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 15 2016

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


Australian criminal and civil consequences for bribery committed overseas
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

Local and international media are reporting that an Australian Rio Tinto executive has been suspended and subsequently dismissed amidst a scandal


Australian business ethics and anti-bribery policies reflect regional trends
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • November 21 2016

Our survey of the Top 150 publicly listed companies provides an insight into corporate Australia's approach to business ethics, codes of conduct and


Continuous disclosure obligations - Who is continuously obliged?
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • November 11 2016

If your company breaks the law, that’s not your problem, is it? And surely if your client breaks the law, you’re in the clear? Unfortunately it is