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It's official: The Australian Modern Slavery Act has passed, and reporting obligations are about to start

Australia - November 30 2018 On 29 November 2018, in a major milestone for Australia, the Australian Modern Slavery Act passed all stages of the Australian Parliament, and is now...

Lauree Coci, Paul Fontanot, Daniel Heywood, Scott Crabb.

Australia's new false accounting laws boost foreign bribery regime, so review accounting safeguards

Australia, OECD - March 15 2016 On 1 March 2016 important legislative reforms relating to false accounting practices came into force in Australia. The introduction of these new...

Greg Williams, Gary Berson, Ross Perrett, Dr Michael Maxwell, Tobin Meagher.

Riding the outer boundaries of litigation funding

Australia - February 19 2015 The rapid growth of the Australian litigation funding industry has, thus far, avoided any corresponding growth in regulation, and while most...

Good and bad news for business in access to justice report recommendations

Australia - December 4 2014 The Productivity Commission's Report into Access to Justice Arrangements focuses on consumers' and small businesses' ability to obtain legal advice...

Greg Williams, Stuart Clark, Nicholas Mavrakis, Colin Loveday, Ross McInnes.

Entrepreneurial class actions: a cautionary tale

Australia - July 31 2014 The recent first instance decision of the Victorian Supreme Court in Melbourne City Investments (MCI) v Leighton Holdings and MCI v Treasury Wine...

Yehudah New.