Region: Australia

Horizon Oil: internal investigation finds no bribery offences

09 June 2020

PwC promotes importance of privilege in Australian tax dispute

08 June 2020

Austrac targets Paypal over 300 million potential money laundering breaches

13 May 2020

Australian coronavirus app exposes citizens’ data to US subpoena, says law council

28 April 2020

Counsel Watch

In the latest counsel watch, Switzerland’s financial regulator hires a Zurich-based lawyer to investigate allegations of espionage at Credit Suisse while a Hogan Lovells team in London successfully fends of an appeal in a lawsuit linked to a $25 million fraud scheme.

16 March 2020

Australian authorities review oil company’s 2011 Papua New Guinea payment

Australian oil company Horizon Oil has announced an internal investigation into a payment made to a Papua New Guinea shell company – a transaction reportedly also under review by the Australian Federal Police.

11 February 2020

Leading Australian white-collar lawyer joins Ashurst

Ashurst has recruited Rani John, one of Australia’s most experienced investigations practitioners, as the firm looks to bolster its white-collar practice.

04 October 2019

GIR launches Inside In-house 2019

Featured in In-house

GIR’s second edition of Inside In-house profiles 15 individuals working at some of the biggest companies across the globe, in recognition of their efforts to create and promote ethical business practices.

13 September 2019

SFO confiscates £442,000 from convicted former Securency manager

Peter Chapman, a former business manager at Australian banknote manufacturer Securency, has been ordered to return his illicit gains from bribing an official in Nigeria.

05 September 2019

Australian banks expected to face money laundering penalties

02 September 2019

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