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Australia’s largest private hospital operator in court for alleged anti-competitive conduct

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has commenced a Federal Court action against Ramsay Health Care (Ramsay Health) for allegedly breaching the anti-competitive provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA). Ramsay Health is Australia’s largest private hospital operator, with substantial market power in the private health industry. It runs the only private hospital and […]

28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work

The World Day for Safety and Health at Work takes place on 28 April, highlighting both the right and the role we all have in making our work environments safe and healthy. The day, which was first declared by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in 2003, is an opportunity to focus on what we can […]

Data breach reporting passed into law

Australian entities that hold personal information about individuals will soon be required to notify those individuals if that information is compromised. The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 (“the Bill”) has recently passed both houses of Parliament, has received Royal Assent and will be introduced into Australian law on 23 February 2018. It is hoped that […]

Proposed changes to Australian foreign bribery laws

The Australian Government has proposed major new foreign bribery laws to overcome challenges in enforcing Australian foreign bribery law. The Australian Government has proposed major new foreign bribery laws to overcome challenges in enforcing Australian foreign bribery laws. The proposed amendments include the following: A new offence where the accused recklessly bribes a foreign official […]

Apple sued for alleged breach of the Australian Consumer Law

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced proceedings against Apple, alleging that Apple has made false, misleading or deceptive representations regarding consumer rights. Apple customers had complained about an error (error 53) which disabled their devices after updating software. The ACCC’s investigation found that Apple had told customers their devices could not be […]

Bringing down the house: analysis of four key real estate markets shows Australia most vulnerable to money laundering

A new Transparency International report found that Australia’s real estate sector has major anti-money laundering deficiencies. The report identified 10 main legal loopholes and regulatory shortcomings allowing criminals to laundering their proceeds by purchasing luxury properties in Australia, Canada, the UK and the US. Australia was the only country assessed to be rated has being […]

Complimentary AML Webinar – New developments and Training

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

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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