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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


Transparency on the beneficial ownership of companies
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • May 10 2017

In February 2017, the Australian Government released a consultation paper titled ‘Increasing Transparency of the Beneficial Ownership of Companies’


2017-18 Australian Federal Budget: A Mixed Bag
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 10 2017

Over the last two years, multinationals have been battered with a variety of new taxing measures under the guise of "ensuring multinationals are


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


Corporate crime and corruption: new proposals announced in Australia
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • April 11 2017

The Australian Government has announced several proposed reforms to combat bribery of foreign public officials, including the possibility of creating