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Doing Business In Australia - Key Regulations
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • October 13 2017

There are a number of other laws that regulate entities carrying on business in Australia. These generally apply irrespective of whether a foreign

Three jailed in Australia’s second foreign bribery prosecution
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, OECD
  • October 4 2017

On 27 September 2017, the NSW Supreme Court delivered a landmark sentencing decision, punishing the first individual offenders under Australia's

Shifting gears on foreign bribery: Australia's proposed measures expose more Australian companies
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 28 2017

More conduct will be captured by foreign anti-bribery laws, and there will be new offences and higher penalties too. Australia is shifting its gears

Crackdown on Phoenixing: Director Identification Numbers
  • Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • September 25 2017

The Government has announced a package of reforms in a bid to crackdown on illegal phoenixing activities, which are said to cost the economy up to $3

ASIC updates Regulatory Guide 126
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 19 2017

ASIC has recently published a revised version of Regulatory Guide 126 (RG 126), which sets out ASIC's guidance in relation to meeting the compensation

Recommended reform to Australian whistleblower protections
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • September 14 2017

After public hearings and considering submissions and responses to questions on notice, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on

Supply Chain Transparency and Australia’s Closer Look at Modern Slavery Laws
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 4 2017

Australia is considering whether to adopt modern slavery legislation, similar to that found in the (United Kingdom) (UK) and California . “Modern

Likely new corporate offence of failing to prevent foreign bribery
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • May 30 2017

There has long been discussion in Australia and attempts by regulators to make their life easier in terms of bringing criminal proceedings against

Corporate Crime Monthly Update - May 2017 - Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • May 12 2017

The Australian Government has published a consultation paper entitled "Improving enforcement options for serious corporate crime: a proposed model

Government proposes shake-up of Australia's foreign bribery laws
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Australia, OECD, United Kingdom
  • May 11 2017

The Australian Government is currently considering amendments to its foreign bribery laws. The proposed amendments include a new corporate offence