In brief: foreign bribery laws in Australia

Emily Parkin

Foreign bribery Legal framework Describe the elements of the law prohibiting bribery of a foreign public official. Section 70.2(1) of the Criminal Code (as currently in force) provides that the elements of the law prohibiting bribery of a foreign public official are: the person provides a benefit, causes a benefit […]

Australia Leads with Controversial Cyber Laws

Emily Parkin

The Australian government is looking to pass the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020, an overhaul which is aimed to help Australian businesses fend off cyberattacks. The Bill expands the business sectors that were previously defined as critical infrastructure by adding, amongst others, Food and Grocery, Finance and Banking, […]