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  • ASIC's enforcement toolkit to broaden

    07/11/2017

    The government is looking to substantially raise corporate penalties for white collar crimes and to give the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) the power to force companies to forfeit profits from any wrongdoings....

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  • Queensland gets tough with new industrial manslaughter laws

    07/11/2017

    Tough new industrial manslaughter laws have been passed by Queensland’s Parliament despite strong opposition from business groups and concerns about how these could affect the national harmonisation of Workplace Health and Safety laws.

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  • Moves to fix NFP fundraising

    07/11/2017

    Several moves are underway to restore faith in the fundraising activities of Australian charities amid some scandals here and abroad.

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  • More guidance released on the notifiable data breaches regime

    07/11/2017

    The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released further draft guidance on the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) regime that comes into effect in just over three months’ time.

    The NDB scheme, which commences on 22 Feb...

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