Mondaq Australia: Criminal Law
Stacks Law Firm
The idea of executive powers being counterbalanced by the law stems from the trial of King Charles I of England in 1649.
Marque Lawyers
These proposed reforms will significantly lower the bar for corporate prosecutions for foreign bribery in Australia.
Stacks Law Firm
Drivers should be aware of the 2 km rule, which is invoked by police as a basis for issuing fines and demerit points.
HBA Legal
With abortion still considered a crime in NSW, many have labelled the current position as 'archaic' and 'out of touch'.
Stacks Law Firm
The motivations of a person who uses excessive force against an intruder is always crucial to the outcome of any case.
Stacks Law Firm
Despite the best endeavours of her defence team, the jury found that she had contravened the 1735 Witchcraft Act in 1944.
Stacks Law Firm
Police and lawyers use electronic surveillance and on-the-spot downloads from devices as basic tools in criminal trials.
Stacks Law Firm
Celebrity criminals may be offered huge amounts of money to tell their story, but they can't profit from their crime.
KordaMentha
With the AFP focus on foreign bribery and corruption, companies should examine their anti-bribery compliance programs.
Clayton Utz
The case illustrates the importance of getting terms and conditions right - ensuring that they do what they need to do.
KordaMentha
The Australian Government is considering a deferred prosecution agreement scheme to help tackle white-collar crime.
KordaMentha
It is still far from clear whether ISO certification would provide protection from regulatory intervention and sanction.
Stacks Law Firm
One in five Australians have been affected by revenge porn or image-based abuse – when intimate images are posted online.
Stacks Law Firm
Staff error created vulnerability in the bank's systems, and the court had to decide the customer's innocence or guilt.
Clyde & Co
The Australian Government has announced several proposed reforms to combat bribery of foreign public officials, including the possibility of creating a new corporate offence for failing to prevent bribery...
Stacks Law Firm
A Sydney man was awarded $3,201 for false imprisonment after he was detained for four minutes at a Sydney train station.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Commonwealth government has released a consultation paper on proposed reforms to Australia's foreign bribery regime.
Stacks Law Firm
The defence successfully argued that he was suffering from a state of "automatism, namely somnambulism" – sleepwalking.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This draft DPA model is drawn from schemes in place in the UK and the USA, but amended to suit an Australian framework.
KordaMentha
This article summarises the UK Rolls-Royce case and then looks at bribery and corruption developments in Australia.
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The consultation paper suggests that Government will crack down on phoenix activity and corporate restructuring rorts.
Stacks Law Firm
Celebrity criminals may be offered huge amounts of money to tell their story, but they can't profit from their crime.
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The Queensland Government has announced that it will introduce a new criminal offence of 'negligence causing death'.
KordaMentha
Accountants are encouraged to speak up if they uncover or suspect fraud, corruption, bribery or money laundering.
KordaMentha
With the AFP focus on foreign bribery and corruption, companies should examine their anti-bribery compliance programs.
Clayton Utz
This are common questions: What do I need to show a law firm to verify my identity - and how often do I need to show it?
Stacks Law Firm
Despite the best endeavours of her defence team, the jury found that she had contravened the 1735 Witchcraft Act in 1944.
Stacks Law Firm
Police and lawyers use electronic surveillance and on-the-spot downloads from devices as basic tools in criminal trials.
Carroll & O'Dea
The seminar provided strategies for non-profits to mitigate risks of international fraud and terrorism financing.
Stacks Law Firm
Drivers should be aware of the 2 km rule, which is invoked by police as a basis for issuing fines and demerit points.
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