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Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers | Australia | 20 Apr 2021

NSW bill proposes enabling survivors of historic child abuse to reopen settlements

The NSW Government's Civil Liability Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill 2021 may have a significant impact on religious and educational institutions and…
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Sydney Criminal Lawyers | Australia | 1 Feb 2021

What is ‘Child Abuse Material’ in New South Wales?

A 48-year old New South Wales police sergeant was arrested on Friday 29 January 2020 and charged with accessing child abuse material online.…
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Mills Oakley | Australia | 30 Nov 2020

New Sanctions for National Redress Scheme Recalcitrants

The lack of engagement with the National Redress Scheme (Scheme) has highlighted the need for the government to enforce a response by organisations…
Analysis PRO In-house

PRO Compliance | Australia | 21 Oct 2020

Australian court approves $1.3 billion Westpac money laundering fine

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered Westpac to pay a record-breaking AU$1.3 billion fine for breaching the country’s anti-money laundering and terrorist financing law.
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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 30 Sep 2020

New Law Mandates Training for Human Resources Employees and Others Pertaining to Child Abuse and Neglect

On September 29, 2020, the Governor signed Assembly Bill 1963 which amends Section 11165.7 of the Penal Code, relating to mandated reporters of child…
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Fieldfisher LLP (Ireland) | Ireland | 27 May 2020

Review of Scouting Ireland and calls for a Statutory Inquiry

On 14 May 2020, the report in relation to Scouting Ireland's historical child sex abuse scandal was published. The Report titled 'The 'Historical…
Analysis PRO In-house

PRO Compliance | Australia | 14 Apr 2020

Westpac expects to pay Australia's biggest-ever corporate penalty over AML scandal

The bank said there is “considerable uncertainty” around the penalty amount as it continues to negotiate agreed facts and a proposed penalty amount with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre.
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Mills Oakley | Australia | 2 Mar 2020

Childhood abuse cases - Queensland lifts limitation period for serious physical abuse and limited psychological abuse

Late last year Queensland passed legislation (Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019) with the following significant changes to come…
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Clyde & Co LLP | Australia | 26 Feb 2020

Impending changes to Queensland Law - Child Sexual Abuse

On 23 October 2019, the Queensland Government passed the Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 (Qld). The reforms are in response…
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Clyde & Co LLP | United Kingdom | 16 Jan 2020

Legacy claims - 2019 in review

Case law continues to provide the biggest talking points for the legacy claims market in the United Kingdom, with particular focus on noise induced…
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