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By Digital|31 August 2016
Westpac agrees to ‘largest-ever civil penalty in Australian history’

Westpac agrees to ‘largest-ever civil penalty in Australian history’

23 Sep 2020

Australian banking and financial services giant Westpac has reached an agreement with AUSTRAC to pay $1.3 billion for breaching anti-money laundering ...

Legal teams favour existing firm relationships (potentially to their detriment)

New research shows that legal departments are largely confident with their regular slate of legal service providers and perhaps aren’t doing enough ...

Navigating the new world of virtual AGMs

As virtual AGMs continue to become the new normal, a new guide to holding virtual AGMs offers deeper guidance on best processes as it will be essenti...

Staying on top of modern slavery issues amid COVID-19

It is especially critical, in the age of coronavirus, that legal teams ensure that the prospect of modern slavery is minimised within one’s supply c...

Governance crisis challenges highlight transformation throughout pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown several new challenges at boards and organisations, demanding massive transformations in business and legal practice....

Corporate and commercial salaries in the age of COVID-19 revealed

The in-house function is becoming even more fundamental to the success and functioning of a business, and Taylor Root is hopeful that salaries will re...

Overcoming perfectionism in law

Too many lawyers are plagued by an unsustainable need to be the best at everything they are tasked with. Managing this trait is essential not only for...

Board virtualisation reflects ongoing governance challenges 

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a challenge for boards and directors, with managing governance in a crisis facing several evolving obstacles such as...

Banking and finance lawyer salaries amid COVID-19 unveiled

The age of coronavirus has highlighted the “inextricable importance” of the corporate counsel function, something that private practice lawyers in...