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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


Nearly there? Deferred Prosecution Agreements
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 4 2017

In March 2016, the Commonwealth Government released a public consultation paper raising for consideration whether a Deferred Prosecution Agreement


New enforcement option for serious corporate crimes by Australian companies
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 3 2017

The Australian government is considering a new model for responding to fraud, false accounting and foreign bribery. A consultation paper released on


Amende record en Australie à l’encontre d’un géant du jeu pour non-respect des règles de lutte contre le blanchiment et le financement du terrorisme
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia, France
  • March 31 2017

La société de jeux Tabcorp a été condamnée à une amende de 45 millions de dollars australien (32 millions d'euros) pour avoir enfreint les lois


Fraudsters, gamblers and a mining company: tracing and clawing back funds from third parties
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 30 2017

Cyber-fraud is increasingly an issue for all of us, and despite the most stringent cyber-security measures, matters can still slip through the net


The Queensland Government to broaden the reach of the State's corruption watchdog
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 30 2017

Queensland's anti-corruption legislation, the Crime and Corruption Act, has been the subject of significant change and amendment over the past five


Whistleblowing and class actions
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

In the United States, it is not unusual for class actions to involve information uncovered through whistleblowers. To date a limited number of


Tabcorp fined $45 million
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • March 22 2017

Gaming company Tabcorp has been fined $45 million for breaching anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing laws. The Federal Court found that


Global Data & Privacy Update - March 2017
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • European Union, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia
  • March 21 2017

Welcome to the March Global Data & Privacy Update. This update is dedicated to covering the latest legislative developments affecting the way data is