The Australian Law Reform Commission ("ALRC") has proposed welcomed reforms to simplify Australia's corporate criminal responsibility regime.
On 31 August 2020, the Australian Law Reform Commission's Final Report on Corporate Criminal Responsibility was tabled in Parliament. The Final Report makes significant recommendations for reform
A recent ALRC report was asked to identify reforms that could hold corporations to account for criminal misconduct.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Australian bank Westpac is to pay a record fine of A$1.3 billion (£722 million) after it admitted more
than 23 million breaches of money-laundering laws.
Cooper Grace Ward
It is more important than ever for employers to ensure that they are correctly paying employees all their entitlements.
"Creditor-defeating dispositions" is a new concept and a new offence introduced into the Corporations Act.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Summary & key recommendations of the ALRC position on corporate criminal responsibility.
Discussion about Industrial Manslaughter, charges & lessons learned from recent case where employers charged.
Koury Lopes Advogados
O sócio das áreas de Compliance e Direito Penal Empresarial do KLA, Filipe Magliarelli, concedeu entrevista à Rádio Justiça para tratar sobre as regras para a exploração de ouro e outros minerais.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On November 5, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled for the first time on the scope of the protection against cruel and unusual treatment or punishment guaranteed under section 12
King & Capital Law Firm
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
German criminal law so far does not provide for corporate criminal liability. Corporations can only be fined under the law on administrative offenses, and the government has discretion to impose such fines.
KS Legal & Associates
The gargantuan changes occurred in the pretext of COVID-19 reiterated the need for harmonization of regimes with commercial realities of a sinking global economy.
Aggarwals & Associates
Corporations have a separate legal entity and they are treated as a separate personality in law.
In this audio briefing, Joanelle O'Cleirigh, Partner in the Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Investigations Group, discusses how companies have seen a significant increase in the need for investigations in the Corporate Crime area.
Giambrone & Partners
The Italian government issued a Legislative Decree No. 75 on 15 July 2020 in order to implement EU Directive 2017/1371, also known as the PIF Directive which is intended to support the ongoing harmonisation of the EU Member States' criminal laws.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In the last few years, and in 2018-19 especially, we have noted a very important trend in enforcement related to the use of OCC Charges.
Marti & Associats
This Directive aims to favour the detection and eradication of illegal acts committed within companies, implementing complaint channels to report said wrongdoings by persons linked to the company...
Bener Law Office
We are facing a remarkable event not seen since last century according to many experts including famous historian Yuval Harari.