Region: Australia

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

GIR Awards 2019 – Most Important Court Case of the Year and Investigations Consultancy of the Year

Over the coming days GIR will reveal shortlists for its fifth annual awards ceremony, which will be held on 24 October in Washington, DC, at the Four Seasons Hotel.

21 August 2019

GIR Awards 2019 – Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year

Over the coming days, GIR will reveal the shortlists for its fifth annual awards ceremony, which will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC, on 24 October. Read on for the nominees in the categories Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year.

19 August 2019

Australia dismisses Glencore's Paradise Papers privilege claim

Australia’s High Court has thrown out Glencore’s attempt to block the country’s tax authority from analysing Paradise Papers documents.

14 August 2019

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