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.