The Culpable Corporate Mind
Read here about Professor Bant’s forthcoming collection on The Culpable Corporate Mind.
An options paper on Corporate Criminal Liability
The UK’s Law Commission has published an options paper for the Government on how it can improve the law to ensure that corporations are effectively held to account for committing serious crimes. The report includes discussion on Professor Bant’s research and her ‘systems intentionality’ model.
The Report – Royal Commission into the Casino Operator and Licence
The report with recommendations by the Royal Commission into the Casino Operator and Licence, presented to the Governor of Victoria in October 2021, adopts Professor Bant’s model of ‘systems intentionality’, and cites her public submission to the Commission at several points.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is taking on Big Tech again – this time it’s Meta – with a focus on dismantling a key Big Tech defence tool.
The Royal Commission says disgraced casino operator Crown Melbourne needs to reform itself – how will we be able to judge whether it has or not?
The 37th Annual Conference of the Banking & Financial Services Law Association
Tectonic Shifts in the Banking and Financial Services is the theme of this year’s BFSLA Conference. Taking place in Sydney and Auckland, the event also hosts remote speakers, including Professor Elise Bant who will speak on Shifting Sands: New statutory strategies for promoting good consumer
outcomes in Financial Services
The news that Australia’s financial services regulator will take five AMP group companies to court over them charging life insurance and advice fees to dead people is a wake-up call to corporations.
Privacy erosion by design: why the Federal Court should throw the book at Google over location data tracking
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has had a significant win against Google. The Federal Court found Google misled some Android users about how to disable personal location tracking. Will this decision actually change the behaviour of the big tech companies? The answer will depend on the size of the penalty awarded in response to the misconduct.
The Perth Casino Royal Commission kicks off today. Among other matters, the commissioners will inquire and report on the ‘suitability’ of Crown Resorts and its local subsidiaries to continue to hold a license for Crown Perth.
With 76 recommendations, Commissioner Ken Hayne’s final report into the Australian financial services industry provides a roadmap to hold the sector to account, especially for the ‘fees for no service’ scandal
Heads have finally rolled over the mining company’s shameful destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelter, but what are the legal implications and how does corporate culture matter?
What used to be known as a requirement to lend responsibly is now regarded as red tape.
Fine that’ll hurt. ASIC’s powerful, if ill-fitting, teeth
At last, our corporate watchdog has a strong set of teeth with which to fight crime and serious misconduct in the financial sector.
Understanding Hayne. Why less is more
In the view of Royal Commissioner Kenneth Hayne, when all is said and done the complex patchwork of rules that regulate financial institutions can be boiled down to six simple requirements:
Here are three simple steps to address the widespread misconduct revealed in the interim report of the banking royal commission, arising out of research I have undertaken with my colleague Associate Professor Jeannie Paterson.