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Powers of Attorney Act 2014: criminal and civil consequences for attorneys
  • Kliger Partners
  • Australia
  • November 19 2015

The Powers of Attorney Act 2014 (Act) comes into effect in Victoria on 1 September 2015. The new Act aims to increase protection against the misuse

Undermining the certainty of international trade finance
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, Global, OECD
  • November 9 2015

With the increasing use and sophistication of technology, the potential for fraud to impact trade finance has increased significantly in recent years

The future of Australia’s Independent Commission Against Corruption’s jurisdiction and powers
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • November 3 2015

On 28 September 2015, in response to the High Court of Australia’s judgment in ICAC v Cunneen 2015 HCA 14 (“Cunneen”) and recommendations in the

Fuel to the fire: bribery ignites shareholder class action risk
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, China
  • October 27 2015

The ramifications for companies that fail to adequately prevent bribery and corruption are severe. The potential for large fines and prison sentences

Foreign bribery the inquiry: briefing paper on the Senate inquiry into Australia’s foreign bribery regime
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, OECD
  • October 21 2015

While review of Australia’s foreign bribery laws had been foreshadowed by successive governments for a number of years, other than a public

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

Jurisdiction of Australia's Independent Commission Against Corruption before and after Cunneen and Duncan
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • September 28 2015

In 2014, Margaret Cunneen, a Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor of the State of New South Wales, was summoned by ICAC to give evidence at a public

ICAC’s powers confirmed now for the future
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 11 2015

This week, the High Court unanimously rejected a challenge to the validity of legislation enacted by NSW Parliament which retrospectively validated

ICAC's prior acts validated by High Court
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • September 10 2015

The High Court has dismissed Travis Duncan's constitutional challenge to the NSW legislation which sought to validate prior acts done by ICAC which

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