Australia's export control rules for tangibles have been amended to more closely align with the regime for intangible supplies.
The ACCC has now released its enforcement and compliance priorities for 2018. We have summarized the key highlights.
The report provides a regular and profound overview of essential competition law developments that may affect your business operations in the region.
Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate confirm Australian Government's intention to increase corporate compliance requirements. In light of this event, companies should take the appropriate measures.
Building on the success of 2016’s “EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook,” we are pleased to present you with the first global edition that collates and describes in detail the corporate liability and corporate crime regimes of countries in Asia, EMEA and the Americas.
On 18 October 2017, the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Bill 2017finally passed both Houses of Parliament. Coupled with the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2017, it represents the most significant reform of Australian competition law in the past two decades.
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services has released its report on recommended changes to whistleblower protections in the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors. If implemented, these recommendations would significantly increase the protections and rewards available for whistleblowers.
In the last week, there have been three reported matters which demonstrate the material consequences that Australian companies and individuals may face as a result of involvement in corrupt conduct.
Australia is considering whether to adopt modern slavery legislation, similar to that found in the United Kingdom (UK) and California.
We have summarized the results of the compliance studies of the past 12 months and summarized the results in this post. Find out how you measure up against the benchmark.