This teaching paper by Dominique Hogan-Doran SC was first presented as part of the University of New South Wales Master of Laws program, Regulation, Litigation & Enforcement.
A new enforcement tool to deal with serious corporate crimes (ie fraud, bribery, and money-laundering) could soon be introduced into Australian corporate criminal law. Dominique Hogan-Doran SC reports.
Michael Rennie reports on today's High Court decision upholding the appeal from the Full Federal Court that applied the prohibition on sentencing submissions in criminal matters in Barbaro v R (2014) 253 CLR 58 to civil penalty regimes: see Commonwealth of Australia v Director, Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate  HCA 46.
Measured as a proportion of GDP, the assets of Australia's superannuation industry are now the largest in the world.
Consideration of whether the gross “benefit” derived encompasses the total realised value of the shares, or only the “profit” yielded as a result of the illegal sale.
How can a relationship that comes into existence only by force of one statute be regarded as illegal by reference to another? Robert Angyal SC's recent paper, "Statutory Warfare? What happens when retain lease legislation collides with liquor licensing laws", published in (2015) 89 Australian Law Journal 11 is now available online.
Michael Rennie has prepared a detailed paper discussing PII claims drawing on his experience acting for numerous government agencies. Here follows a useful overview.
Many of us may choose to become involved in the NFP sector because we want to “give back”. But even treating a role on an NFP board as a "starter" board career can be dangerously misguided.
Financial disclosure poses various challenges for foreign investors in Australia.