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Senate calls for rewards and increased protections for whistleblowers
Insight 03 Oct 2017

A broadened definition of whistleblower reforms to establish greater protections for whistleblowers and increased sanctions for retaliatory conduct are some of the recommendations by a Senate committee looking into whistleblower protections in the corporate public and not-for-profit sector We expect ...

Supply chains and modern slavery: reporting on the rise
Insight 18 Sep 2017

The release of the Attorney-Generals consultation paper on modern slavery in supply chains and the recent interim inquiry report on establishing an Australian Modern Slavery Act reflect how international standards around corporate respect for human rights are becoming enshrined in law Australian ...

Australian Government proposes new foreign bribery offences
Insight 07 Aug 2017

Australias lack of enforcement of foreign bribery legislation has attracted increasing criticism in recent years but the Federal Government is expected to soon table legislation proposing wide-ranging reforms We look at two key proposed changes for Australian companies ...

Shakeup to EU data protection regulations - impact on Australian businesses
Insight 23 Jun 2017

Australian businesses that offer goods and services to individuals within the European Union will be affected by new EU data protection regulations that offer the biggest shakeup to European privacy law for 20 years Partner Michael Park Senior Associate Alice Williams and Paralegals Phoebe St John ...

Human rights: The questions your board and executives should be asking
Insight 21 Jun 2017

Australian boards and senior executives are expected to maintain oversight of risk and compliance issues such as bribery sanctions human rights and anti-money laundering In-house counsel perform a central role in supporting this oversight and maintaining compliance In the last of a five-part series ...

Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing: Key questions for boards and executives in 2017
Insight 16 May 2017

Australian boards and senior executives are expected to maintain oversight of risk and compliance issues including bribery, sanctions, human rights and anti-money laundering. ...

Anti-bribery laws and deferred prosecution agreements
Insight 20 Apr 2017

The Australian Government is via two new consultations proposing wide-ranging reforms to tackle the challenges that it faces in detecting and prosecuting serious corporate crime ...

Business risk in international trade and investment
Insight 31 Mar 2017

This insight explores the key questions that Australian boards and senior executives (who maintain oversight of risk and compliance issues) should be asking about the security of their foreign investments in 2017. ...

Sanctions: The 5 questions your board and executives should be asking in 2017
Insight 16 Mar 2017

Australian boards and senior executives are expected to maintain oversight of risk and compliance issues including bribery, sanctions, human rights and anti-money laundering. ...

Anti-bribery & corruption: Key questions for boards and executives
Insight 06 Mar 2017

Australian boards and senior executives are expected to maintain oversight of risk and compliance issues including bribery sanctions human rights and anti-money laundering In-house counsel perform a central role in supporting this oversight and maintaining compliancenbspIn the first of a five-part ...

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