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Sanctions Regime in Australia
Insight 21 Feb 2024

We outline the key aspects of the Australian Sanctions Regime, the practical issues that corporations may encounter when implementing and managing their sanctions compliance frameworks, as well as some recent case studies to illustrate how the regime can apply. ...

Mandatory climate-related financial reporting: business implications of the draft legislation
Insight 14 Feb 2024

On 12 January 2024, the Federal Government released the exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment Bill: Climate-related financial disclosure. In this Insight, we explain key elements of the Draft Legislation, including areas of uncertainty that have been raised in submissions to government. ...

Recent developments in work health and safety
Insight 07 Dec 2023

The latest issues, decisions and proposed changes impacting business and workplace risk. ...

TNFD Recommendations to prompt a step change in nature risk management and disclosure
Insight 10 Oct 2023

The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures recommendations (the TNFD Recommendations) provide a means to standardise nature-related risk management and reporting, and to capitalise on nature-related opportunities. ...

Whistling in the wind: clarification on the limited retrospective application of the corporate and tax whistleblower protection regime
Insight 04 Oct 2023

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has unanimously determined that the updated whistleblower protections that came into effect on 1 July 2019 do not apply to detrimental conduct engag ...

Exploring the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill
Webinar

Webinar: Exploring the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill ...

Part 1 – Detailed Analysis of CPS 230 and comparison with existing standards
Insight 11 Aug 2023

Operational risk has been a headline issue in the superannuation, insurance and banking industries over recent years, so it is no surprise to see APRA sharpening its focus on operational resilience with the release of a new draft prudential standard, CPS 230. In this Insight we provide an overview of CPS 230 and what it will mean for you. ...

Setting a new standard: a guide to APRA's operational risk management reforms
Insight 11 Aug 2023

Given the tight timeframes proposed, APRA regulated entities should begin to review their operational risk management processes and arrangements against draft CPS 230 – see our practical implementation guide here. ...

It's nearly here: how businesses can prepare for mandatory climate-related financial reporting
Insight 18 Jul 2023

A mandatory climate disclosure will commence for the first cohort of reporting entities from 2024-2025, and firms up details on the overall architecture of a reporting regime which is now expected to cover around 20,000 Australian organisations. ...

Recommendations for reform of Australia's Modern Slavery Act
Insight 06 Jun 2023

The recommendations for reform of Australia's Modern Slavery if adopted, will mark a substantial strengthening in Australia's efforts to combat modern slavery, as well as more onerous due diligence and reporting requirements for companies caught by the regime. ...

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