Australian businesses face an evolving risk landscape, increasing regulatory scrutiny and heightened community expectations.
Navigating the complexity with you
Organisations are facing an era of rapid change against a backdrop of economic and social uncertainty. Climate change risk, the energy transition, and cyber, social and governance considerations, are high on the agenda for law enforcement agencies across the world. Regulators are adding layers of complexity to address this changing world and adapting broad normative standards in new ways.
How we can help
We will partner with you to work through regulatory enforcement processes in the current environment of risk that includes escalating corporate penalties, public expectations for senior-executive accountability, cross-jurisdictional contagion and associated class action risks.
Expertise in the processes of enforcement
We have worked on significant matters with all of the major Australian regulators, law enforcement and other government agencies, including ASIC, the OAIC, AUSTRAC, APRA, ACCC, ATO, ACMA, the eSafety Commissioner, Australian Federal Police, state-based police and the Australian Signals Directorate. We have strong relationships with these regulators and agencies and know how they operate.
We have expertise with the technological tools to manage efficiently major investigations and meet the most demanding deadlines. We have navigated some of the most challenging matters in this space, involving multiple concurrent inquiries and investigations, and associated litigation.
Managing the bigger picture
Our team has depth of experience in addressing all of the issues that can arise in connection with regulatory enforcement action, including disclosure issues, director and officer liability and class action risk. Our market-leading experience in crisis management brings together our expertise in these areas (and more). We also offer risk and compliance advisory, to take the lessons learned from regulatory enforcement issues and build back stronger the relevant systems and processes.
Experience across sectors
We have detailed understanding of the industry sectors that our clients are operating in, including: