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Former Leighton COO David Savage arrested as AFP bribery sting continues
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-01-12 3:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Federal Police have arrested a second former high ranking executive associated with Leighton Holdings as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged foreign […]

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ASIC has spent $3.2M on criminal lawsuits against Clive Palmer
White Collar 2020-12-18 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has spent $3.2 million so far pursuing billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer in two criminal lawsuits alleging takeover contraventions and fraud. In responses to […]

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Ex-BlueScope exec Jason Ellis avoids jail for obstructing ACCC cartel probe
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-15 10:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former BlueScope general manager of sales and marketing Jason Ellis has been convicted and sentenced to a wholly suspended prison term of eight months after […]

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‘We have to get this case moving’: Judge orders indictment be filed in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-15 12:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court judge who is now overseeing a high stakes criminal cartel case against several investment banks and individuals over a $2.5 billion ANZ […]

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Former Leighton exec charged over foreign bribery plot
White Collar 2020-11-18 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former executive of a unit of Leighton Holdings has been arrested and charged with foreign bribery offences following a 9 year-investigation by the AFP […]

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Ex-Macquarie financial adviser charged with dishonesty offences
White Collar 2020-11-06 10:37 am By Spencer Fowler Steen

A former Macquarie Bank financial adviser previously banned for life from providing financial services has been hit with criminal charges. Warren Scott Acworth was charged […]

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Head of Chinese group charged under new foreign interference laws
White Collar 2020-11-06 3:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A 65-year-old Melbourne man has become the first person in Australia to be charged with a foreign interference offence since new national security legislation was […]

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Government to create powerful new watchdog to crack down on public corruption
White Collar 2020-11-02 9:38 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Federal Government has committed $147 million to develop a new watchdog tasked with investigating criminal conduct in the public sector, giving the agency more […]

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Sigma general manager charged with insider trading
White Collar 2020-10-30 9:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former general manager of Sigma Healthcare is facing up to twenty years in prison after being charged with two counts of insider trading. Sigma […]

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AUSTRAC’s record $1.3B penalty for Westpac’s money laundering breaches wins court OK
AUSTRAC 2020-10-21 2:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has given the greenlight to AUSTRAC’s $1.3 billion penalty against Westpac over the bank’s 23 million breaches of money laundering and counter-terrorism laws, […]

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