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General Counsel Update - June 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

Formal Brexit negotiations started on 19 June 2017. Whereas the EU indicated that it is ready and keen to go, the UK election has thrown a spanner in


Tabcorp penalty reveals AUSTRAC’s high expectations for money laundering risk assessments
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • June 1 2017

Now that the dust has settled on the highest ever civil penalty in corporate Australian history, a deep dive into the unrestricted court documents


ASIC announces that the Federal Court is to clarify whether it is necessary to prove Criminal Code fault in civil proceedings relating to certain breaches of the Corporations Act
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 1 2017

ASIC has issued a media release announcing that the Federal Court has agreed to further consider whether it is necessary to prove fault according to


ASIC reports on its approach to regulatory technology
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 1 2017

ASIC has issued a media release announcing that the Federal Court has agreed to further consider whether it is necessary to prove fault according to


Anti-Bribery and Corruption Review - June 2017
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 31 2017

The spotlight on anti-bribery and corruption compliance programmes continues to intensify as a number of countries adopt measures designed to make it


How the fine print can affect criminal prosecutions: defeating fraudsters with terms and conditions
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 25 2017

What would you do if you had an extra million dollars or so? For one man, it meant boys' toys, some personal pampering and a criminal prosecution


Fraud in Insurance Claims
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 15 2017

In this matter, the plaintiff failed to establish a breach of the contract by the insurer, and was subject to an adverse finding of fraud. The led to


Tax training notes - may 2017
  • Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 1 2017

Thomas Nominees Pty Ltd was the trustee of the Thomas Investment Trust. Martin Andrew Thomas and Martin Andrew Pty Ltd were beneficiaries of the trust


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


Large financial penalties spread to the Antipodes - global trends in AMLCTF enforcement
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 11 2017

Multi-million (and billion) dollar fines for AMLCTF breaches are no longer the preserve of United States and United Kingdom. In this post, we