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US court holds foreign corporations not liable for human rights harms under Alien Tort Statute
Insight 20 Jul 2018

In a decision on human rights litigation that has important consequences for business a divided US Supreme Court has held that foreign corporations will not be held liable in suits brought under the Alien Tort Statute Partner Rachel Nicolson Associate Shamistha Selvaratnam and Graduate Calypso ...

Modern Slavery Bill introduced - how will this impact Australian businesses?
Insight 28 Jun 2018

The Modern Slavery Bill has been introduced into Federal Parliament If it passes Australian entities or entities carrying on business in Australia with at least 100 million global consolidated revenue will be required to submit a statement on risks of modern slavery in their operations and supply ...

ASIC overhauls AFS licensing relief for foreign financial service providers
Insight 05 Jun 2018

ASIC has released its consultation paper on licensing relief for foreign financial services providers proposing a new licensing regime that will be broadly in line with that applied to other AFS licensees, but with relief from some provisions of the Australian Corporations Act and the imposition of ...

Linklaters Insights: Business Crime Quarterly
Insight 18 Apr 2018

The high level of global financial crime is a drain on corporate resources and governments around the world are attempting to stay one step ahead of the criminals with new measures to tackle corruption In the Business Crime Quarterly Winter 2018 edition our global alliance partner Linklaters ...

Federal Court homes in on Anti-Dumping Commission's calculation of duties on Chinese steel imports
Insight 11 Apr 2018

In a rare appellate court decision dealing with anti-dumping law, the FFCA has clarified that the Anti-Dumping Commission's ability to calculate hypothetical amounts for the purposes of determining normal value is not at large, and must conform strictly with anti-dumping legislation ...

Best practice guidelines for self-reporting of foreign bribery
Insight 09 Feb 2018

Best practice guidelines for self-reporting of foreign bribery and related offending by corporations have been published by the AFP and the CDPP ...

Linklaters Insights: Anti-bribery and corruption law and enforcement across the globe
Insight 24 Jan 2018

Understanding the global reach of anti-bribery and corruption regulation as well as the application of it within a specific jurisdiction is key to managing risk for international businesses Our global alliance partner with input from Allens examines 24 jurisdictions across the Asia-Pacific Europe ...

Foreign stamp duty surcharge of 7 per cent introduced in South Australia
Insight 23 Jan 2018

South Australia has introduced a stamp duty surcharge of 7 per cent for direct and indirect acquisitions of residential land by foreign purchasers, with effect from 1 January 2018. ...

Linklaters Insights: Business Crime Quarterly
Insight 19 Jan 2018

In the Business Crime Quarterly Autumn 2017 edition our global alliance partner Linklaters examined the extent to which international regulators and prosecutors are increasingly working together to tackle economic crime We contributed summaries on the recently published judgment in the Tabcorp civil ...

Proposed Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme to shine light on foreign interests lobbying
Insight 20 Dec 2017

The Federal Government has introduced into Parliament legislation that if passed will create the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme which will require persons and entities who have arrangements with or undertake activities for foreign principals to meet certain registration obligations The scheme ...