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Should ASIC adopt the ‘litigate first’ approach to enforcement and has it been insufficiently tough on banks? Or have we gone too far in our preoccupation…

The High Court’s decision in the high-profile Rinehart/Hancock dispute highlights the importance of drafting clear arbitration clauses if they are to be…

The focus on corporate conduct and enforcement continues with the announcement by the Federal Government of a review into Australia’s white-collar crime…

This is Part Two of our four-part series on the impact of the findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking,…

Last week’s double decisions of the Full Court of the Federal Court and the New South Wales Court of Appeal confirm the Courts’ powers to make common fund…

The Bill extends the corporate whistleblower regime in the Corporations Act and creates a whistleblower regime in the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (TAA…

On 14 February 2019, the Senate passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018 which very…

On 4 February 2019, the Government publicly released Commissioner Hayne’s Final Report (Report) in the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking…

Recent changes to casual employee rights, modern awards and proposed changes to contractor arrangements will impact all employers. In this update we take a…

It’s taken a year, but the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017 has progressed to the next stage with a raft of…

As the Royal Commission hearings draw to a close and the Commissioner prepares to draft his Final Report, the financial services industry is bracing itself…

Draft legislation intended to strengthen penalties for corporate and financial sector misconduct has passed the Senate and is poised to pass the House of…