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Consultations and reviews

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Draft guidance on adequate procedures to prevent the commission of foreign bribery

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On 2 December 2019, the Australian Government introduced the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Corporate Crime) Bill 2019 into Parliament. The Bill would introduce a new corporate offence for failing to prevent an associate of a body corporate from committing a foreign bribery offence by.

Proposed amendments to the foreign bribery offence in the Criminal Code Act 1995

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In 2017, the Australian Government explored possible reform options to improve the effectiveness of the offence in addressing foreign bribery, and to remove unnecessary barriers to successful prosecution.