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Hong Kong’s former leader, Donald Tsang, jailed for 20 months for misconduct

Hong Kong’s former Chief Executive, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, has become the city’s highest ranked official to be put behind bars. Mr Tsang, 72, was found guilty of misconduct in public office for failing to disclose a conflict of interest involving a property developer, Bill Wong Cho-bao, and the granting of broadcast licences. The high profile […]

Privacy laws are tightening

A new amendment to privacy laws will require organisations to notify customers of data breaches. The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 was passed by Parliament on 13 February 2017. The amendment requires organisations to notify individuals and the Australian Information Commissioner where data breaches are likely to result in serious harm. Failure to […]

Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong arrested on bribery and corruption charges

The de facto head of the Samsung empire, Lee Jae-yong, has been arrested and is facing corruption charges relating to bribery, embezzlement, illegal transfer of overseas assets and perjury. The charges against Mr Lee, known as Jay Y. Lee in many business circles, connect to the national bribery and corruption scandal that led to the […]

GRC Solutions appointed eLearning partner for Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association

Wednesday 22nd February, Sydney, Australia. In a joint first, GRC Solutions, a global leader in innovative compliance training, has been appointed e-learning partner for the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association (SAFAA). The partnership coincides with last week’s announcement by Kelly O’Dwyer, Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, that new requirements to raise the competency and […]

Deutsche Bank fined A$833 million for inadequate anti-money laundering controls

Deutsche Bank has been fined by both UK and US authorities for failing to implement proper anti-money laundering control frameworks, which resulted in clients illegally moving A$13 billion out of Russia. Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) fined Deutsche Bank A$271 million and the New York Department of Financial Services fined them A$562 million. The authorities […]

Korean court denies arrest warrant for Samsung head Lee Jae-yong following bribery and corruption probe

South Korean court has cited a lack of evidence in denying an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong, also known as Jay Y. Lee, the heir-apparent to the Samsung Group empire. Mr Lee was accused of involvement in a national bribery and corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in […]

Complimentary Webinar Fintech Regulatory Development in Asia: Pressure and Expectations

Seasons Greetings from the team at GRC Solutions

Julian Fenwick is interviewed at the Singapore FinTech Festival

Whitepaper: The future of compliance training
Whitepaper: Scientifically proven brain rules that work in training

Why All This Hostility To Compliance Training?

How Adaptive Compliance Training Reduces Fatigue

Julian Fenwick and Richard Bistrong discuss Challenges and Trends in Anti-Bribery Risk Management

Julian Fenwick and Richard Bistrong discuss Anti-Bribery & Compliance in Australia & Asia

An Australian perspective on Anti-Bribery and Enforcement with Richard Bistrong

Third Party Due Diligence – Understand and Implement an Effective Compliance Program

Jane Ellis and Richard Bistrong discuss Anti-Bribery and Enforcement in Australia

The five critical stages of policy management

Data Protection and Information Security – an update from Heather Tropman

Data Protection and Information Security – an update from Heather Tropman

Data Protection and Information Security – An update from Geoffrey Stackhouse

Data Protection and Information Security – An update from Stephen Dunkerley

Data Protection and Information Security compliance forum Part One

Data Protection and Information Security compliance forum Part Two

Expanding on Anti-bribery laws and compliance – an update from Jane Ellis

Social Learning Strategies for Compliance Training

Risk Management – an interview with Alf Esteban

Ethics and compliance – an interview with Dr Stuart Palmer

Anti-bribery laws and compliance – an interview with Jane Ellis