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Consultations and reviews

Draft guidance on adequate procedures to prevent the commission of foreign bribery

Closing date
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

Closing date
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.