Tag Archives: Australia
Australia: Final Report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry released
The Final Report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (Hayne Report) was released to the public on 4 February 2019. The Federal Government has agreed to take action on all 76 recommendations … Continue reading
Herbert Smith Freehills edits and contributes chapters to Getting the Deal Through – Financial Services Litigation 2018
There has been a significant rate of global growth of litigation in the financial services sector following the 2008 global financial crisis. While the existence of financial services litigation is truly a global phenomenon, it has become apparent that the … Continue reading
Open Banking catching the eye of global regulators: Developments in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia
The banking industry has undergone rapid change in recent years with the rise of virtual currency, fintech and digital innovation challenging the status quo. One of the key developments emerging in the last couple of years is the concept of … Continue reading
Welcome to the June 2017 edition of our corporate crime update – our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanctions and related matters. Our update now covers a number of jurisdictions.
Elizabeth Macknay and Matthew J. Keogh review the High Court of Australia’s recent decision, Mansfield v the Queen  HCA 49 regarding the meaning of “information” for the purposes of the Australian insider trading offence.