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The investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Insight 14 Dec 2015

The release of the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement has renewed the debate about the ability of foreign investors to sue governments under investor-State dispute settlement mechanisms which are commonly part of international trade agreements or investment treaties between States ...

Australia has lifted certain sanctions on Iran
Insight 18 Feb 2016

In response to recent confirmation that Iran has met its international nuclear commitments the Australian Government has lifted all nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions against that country Partner Rachel Nicolson Managing Associate Hilary Birks and Associate Sarah Jenkins report on what ...

New legislation introduces criminal offences for false accounting
Insight 23 Feb 2016

The Federal Government has proposed new legislation that introduces two new criminal offences for false accounting into the Commonwealth Criminal Code The proposed false accounting offences are designed to help Australia comply with the OECDs Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public ...

Audio: Anti-bribery developments in 2016 - what to know to avoid being exposed
Insight 09 Mar 2016

The forecast for the year ahead for Australian anti-bribery laws and compliance is a busy one with a Senate inquiry new laws and a continued focus on suspected foreign bribery offences ...

Linklaters Insights: Investing in Europe: What do Europe's new market abuse rules mean for investors?
Insight 09 Aug 2016

If you have investments in European listed companies you should be aware of the EUs new Market Abuse Regulation and how it may impact you wherever in the world you are based ...

Increased whistleblower protections, and more to come...
Insight 24 Nov 2016

The Federal Parliament has passed an industrial relations bill that includes significant increases to the whistleblower protections applicable to unions and employer organisations In what would be a comprehensive overhaul of Australias whistleblower laws the Federal Government has separately agreed ...

Linklaters Insights: A cross-border guide to starting a business
Insight 23 Dec 2016

Our global alliance partner Linklaters has compiled a guide for foreign investors who are looking to start a business in selected jurisdictions ...

The Rolls-Royce bribery case and its implications in Australia
Insight 30 Jan 2017

A Deferred Prosecution Agreement in the United Kingdom which will see the Rolls-Royce company pay more than 500 million to settle charges of foreign bribery is the most significant UK DPA to date It is likely to influence the approach and expectations of the Australian Government and law enforcement ...

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 ...

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 In-house counsel perform a central role in supporting this oversight and maintaining compliance In the second of a five-part ...

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