Profile of Dora Banyasz

Dora Banyasz


About Dora Banyasz

Dora specialises in managing significant regulatory investigations, corporate investigations and commercial disputes. She has extensive experience advising on corporate crime matters, anti-bribery and corruption obligations, sanctions compliance, business and human rights and discrimination law.

Dora’s relevant experience includes:

  • advising an Australian professional services engineering company on a bribery investigation being conducted by the Australian Federal Police, including conducting an independent investigation, and advising on associated regulatory matters;
  • advising major Australian Bank in connection with an investigation by ASIC of a potential criminal breach of the ASIC Act and with referral of the matter to the CDPP;
  • conducting independent investigations in connection with potential human rights impacts in areas including Indigenous Peoples' rights, labor standards and use of security;
  • acting in a parliamentary inquiry focused on cultural heritage impacts of the mining sector;
  • advising an Australian mining company on issues relating to continuous disclosure and potential related regulatory action or litigation;
  • designing and implementing anti-bribery policy and compliance programs, and conducting bribery risk assessments, for a broad range of companies;
  • advising clients in a range of sectors on the application of modern slavery reporting regime, and the design and implementation of modern slavery compliance programs, including risk assessment and preparation of modern slavery statements;
  • advising businesses on sanctions laws, corporate human rights obligations, and community/landowner issues;
  • advising on the application of anti-bribery laws, sanctions law and human rights law to proposed transaction structures, including transactional due diligence;
  • conducting an independent internal review for a government entity; and
  • acting for the Victorian government in proceedings alleging breaches of federal and state anti-discrimination laws.