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Australian Bar Review Article published by ALRC Legal Officer Samuel Walpole.
The latter part of the 13th century was a period of great legislative reform of the early common law.
On 24 September 2020, ALRC Principal Legal Officer Micheil Paton and Senior Legal Officer Sarah Fulton answered questions from students in a class on Law Reform, at the request of Professor Simon Rice OAM, the Kim Santow Chair of Law and Social Justice at the University of Sydney Law School. The students had read a …Read more
Latest report from the Australian Law Reform Commission sets out the ways in which directors and senior executives can – and should – be held responsible when companies break the law.
In Chapter 9 of its Final Report on Corporate Criminal Responsibility, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) takes a deep dive into how directors and executives of Australian companies may be held personally liable for corporate misconduct.
The Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Christian Porter MP, has issued terms of reference for two Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) inquiries. The first Inquiry topic is judicial impartiality and the second is a review of the legislative framework for corporations and financial services regulation. Review of Judicial Impartiality The ALRC has been asked to …Read more
ALRC report calls for greater creativity and flexibility in corporate sentencing.Read more
Latest ALRC report calls for a ‘failure to prevent’ offence for transnational crimes, and a holistic review of the business and human rights framework.
In Chapter 10 of its recent Final Report on Corporate Criminal Responsibility, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) recommended that the Government consider introducing a ‘failure to prevent’ type offence for certain extraterritorial offences, modelled on the failure to prevent foreign bribery offence that is currently before Parliament.
In its Final Report on Corporate Criminal Responsibility, the ALRC recommended that there be a single legislative method for attributing criminal responsibility to corporations.Read more
In this podcast series you will hear from several members of the Australian Law Reform Commission team discussing key issues raised in the Corporate Criminal Responsibility Final Report.
Each of the short interviews will unpack the current landscape and the final recommendations made by the ALRC.