Business leaders and organisations today face a complex, challenging and continually evolving modern risk environment. By shining a spotlight on risk we provide insights into the current and emerging legal, regulatory and governance issues and trends that directors, senior executives and industry professionals should be aware of.
Our insights are drawn from the expertise and experience of our legal and risk professionals working across all key industry sectors. We provide commentary and analysis on regulatory and risk issues ranging from core directors’ duties, ESG risk identification and culture and conduct risk to financial crime, regulatory investigations and new developments in data, privacy, technology, cyber and AI. Whether you’re looking to identify and address risks impacting your everyday operations or considering how to engage constructively with regulators and key stakeholders on risk issues, our insights will position you to effectively navigate and respond to those challenges.
- Financial crime
- Regulatory investigations
- Corporate governance, culture & conduct risk
- Data protection, privacy and cyber risk
- Crisis response
Preparing for international sanctions
Under a Biden Administration, companies globally will need to adjust to changes of U.S foreign policy and mounting trade tensions.
Will Magnitsky Sanctions be introduced into Australia?
The use of economic sanctions targeting individuals, companies and state actors continues to be a powerful tool in a world of escalating geopolitical tensions.
The perfect regulatory reform storm
The perfect storm is brewing: October 2021 sees the start of a number of critical new regulatory requirements for the financial services industry.
Microsoft Email Server Hack: What Boards need to know
The Hafnium exploit of Microsoft Exchange Servers is a global cybersecurity event requiring organisations to patch and examine potentially affected systems.
Continuous disclosure, executive risk and ASIC
Recent Federal Court of Australia proceedings reflect ASIC's ongoing commitment to monitor disclosures by listed businesses.
Corporate plans land from APRA and ASIC
Monday 31 August 2020 saw the triumvirate of APRA, ASIC and RBA publish their corporate plans for the next four years.
LIBOR transition: The countdown has started
Time is moving on for businesses who raise FX finance and are exposed to FX contracts that are benchmarked off the London Interbank Offered Rate or other IBORs.
Directors’ duties: A refresher on liability and personal asset risk
Directors’ personal liability in Australia is stricter than just about anywhere else in the world.
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ICR Journal | How Australian courts are advancing corporate and business rescue during COVID-19
The focus must turn to Australia's insolvency framework and how existing laws, and future law reform, can support the restructure of viable companies and businesses. Read our article for the International Corporate Rescue journal.