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On 3 September 2021, the Government published the long-anticipated Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill. When enacted, it will replace the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and reconstitute it at a new independent, statutory agency, known as the Corporate Enforcement Authority or CEA. Minister Troy has indicated that it is intended to have the CEA operational by 1 January 2022.

In this Soundbite, we discuss what is changing and what the implications will be.

For further information in relation to this topic, please contact Louise Byrne, partner, Kate Harnett, associate, Clara Gleeson, Solicitor or any other member of the White Collar Crime group.