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Australia boosts ASIC’s seizure powers

Australia boosts ASIC’s seizure powers

23 April 2020

Australian lawyers said that a recently enacted law that gives ASIC access to intercepted communications will profoundly impact how investigations are conducted.

SFO contacts ex-Rio Tinto executive over fraud allegations

SFO contacts ex-Rio Tinto executive over fraud allegations

03 April 2020

An ex-Rio Tinto manager says the SFO has contacted him over his allegations that the Anglo-Australian mining company misled investors about delays at a copper mine in Mongolia.

NAB expects "significant" fine over money laundering breaches

NAB expects "significant" fine over money laundering breaches

15 November 2019

The National Australia Bank has said it has self-reported potential money laundering violations to local authorities and could face a record-breaking penalty.

Australia ushers in whistleblower reforms

Australia ushers in whistleblower reforms

19 February 2019

Australia’s parliament has passed a long-awaited bill that beefs up whistleblower protections at a time when cracking down on corporate misconduct is squarely in the public mindset.

UK MP calls for Australia-style public inquiry into banking misconduct

UK MP calls for Australia-style public inquiry into banking misconduct

31 January 2019

The co-chair of a parliamentary banking committee says the UK should follow the lead of Australia and put its banks under the bright spotlight of a public inquiry into misconduct.

Australian banks covered $44m costs of benchmark-rigging probe

Australian banks covered $44m costs of benchmark-rigging probe

10 December 2018

Australia’s embattled corporate regulator has clawed back the costs of its investigation into alleged benchmark rigging by the country’s big four banks.

Reporting failures at Australian banks laid bare

Reporting failures at Australian banks laid bare

25 September 2018

Australia’s corporate regulator has revealed the glacial speed of breach reporting by the country’s financial institutions in a new study, as it campaigns to increase penalties for late reporting.

Australia to embed regulators in banks

Australia to embed regulators in banks

07 August 2018

Australia’s financial regulator will install agents in the country’s five largest financial institutions to monitor business operations, as part of a A$70 million funding boost to the agency.

Australia’s UN Oil-For-Food bribery investigations costs revealed

Australia’s UN Oil-For-Food bribery investigations costs revealed

25 June 2018

Australia’s corporate regulator has all but concluded one of the country’s highest-profile and longest-running foreign bribery investigations. GIR can now report how much it cost.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

07 July 2017

Grade: B The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is the regulator of Australia’s financial sector. It investigates breaches of...

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