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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 ...

Anti-bribery and corruption regulation developments in 2016
Insight 16 Mar 2016

2016 looks to be a busy year for directors executives and legal and compliance teams who need to be aware of developments in Australian anti-bribery law and compliance practice Partner Rachel Nicolson Senior Associate Dora Banyasz and Lawyer Tom Bland report ...

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 ...

Linklaters Insights: Business Crime Quarterly
Insight 03 Aug 2016

In the latest edition of Business Crime Quarterly our global alliance partner Linklaters with input from Allens looks at issues including the release of the Australian Governments long-awaited report on the statutory review of the Anti-money Laundering and Counter-terrorism Financial Act a number of ...

Linklaters Insights: Corporate Criminal Liability report
Insight 04 Oct 2016

As pressure from prosecution authorities increases it is becoming ever more important for international companies to be aware of the potential impact of criminal conduct committed by their executives and employees and the risks and liability the company may face as a result - not least in order to ...

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 ...

Supply chains in the spotlight: Establishing an Australian Modern Slavery Act
Insight 21 Feb 2017

The Australian Government has announced the launch of a broad inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia The inquiry will consider whether the introduction of anti-slavery legislation would strengthen and improve Australias current regime to combat slavery If introduced a Modern ...

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