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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.
On Monday 24 August 2020 the Australian Law Reform Commission co-hosted with the University of Queensland a webinar with a panel of experts discussing the potential for a future ALRC inquiry into press freedom.Read more
The Australian Law Reform Commission report, Corporate Criminal Responsibility (Report 136, 2020), was tabled in Parliament today.Read more
On Monday 17 August 2020 the Australian Law Reform Commission co-hosted with the University of Melbourne a webinar with a panel of experts discussing the potential for a future ALRC inquiry into legal structures for social enterprises.Read more
On Monday 10 August 2020 the Australian Law Reform Commission, co-hosted with the Queensland University of Technology and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society, a webinar with a panel of experts discussing the potential for a future ALRC inquiry into automated decision making and administrative law.Read more