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Consumer law no longer the poor cousin
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 16 2018

Yesterday, while the attention of the media was elsewhere, an important piece of legislation was introduced to Parliament which will if passed

Greater clarity on self-reporting foreign bribery offences
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia
  • January 30 2018

In December 2017, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) jointly released Best Practice

Practical changes to the AMLCTF rules will benefit affected businesses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • January 15 2018

Businesses that are reporting entities will welcome a number of practical changes that are included in a set of amendments to AMLCTF Rules that were

Proposed Australian Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle - Part II
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • January 15 2018

Our first alert on corporate collective investment vehicles (CCIVs) issued in November 2017 introduced the basic features of the CCIV regime, and

Australia's proposed Modern Slavery Act taking shape based on (and going beyond) the UK Modern Slavery Act model
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • December 21 2017

We have a better idea of the shape of the proposed Modern Slavery Act, which would cover entities with a total revenue of $50 million. Australia has

A Modern Slavery Act for Australia
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • December 18 2017

The Australian Government’s inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act reflects a growing domestic and international commitment to eliminate the

Proposed Changes to Australia’s Foreign Bribery Laws
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • December 13 2017

On 6 December 2017, the Australian Government announced significant reforms to Australia's foreign bribery laws with the introduction of the Crimes

New Australian measures to combat Corporate Crime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, OECD
  • December 11 2017

The key measures contained in the Bill include the creation of a new strict liability offence for failing to prevent foreign bribery and a new

Punishment and Reward: Deferred Prosecution Agreements and Tough New Foreign Bribery Offences
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • December 8 2017

Just one day before the end of the final Parliamentary sitting week for the year, the government has introduced new legislation that will establish a

Get Ready: Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate confirm Australian Government's intention to increase corporate compliance requirements
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, Australia
  • December 8 2017

The Australian Government has introduced two new Bills into the Senate on the last sitting week of 2017 which, if passed, will increase companies'