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

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 Through proposed amendments to foreign bribery laws and the introduction of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement regime the ...

Business risk in international trade and investment
Insight 31 Mar 2017

Australian boards and senior executives are expected to maintain oversight of risk and compliance issues including legal commercial political and reputational risk issues In-house counsel perform a central role in supporting this oversight and maintaining compliance In the third 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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