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Corporate criminal prosecutions in the Federal Court - Part 1

In March 2019, the Federal Government announced funding of $35 million to support the expansion of the Federal Court into corporate crime. It is anticipated that there will a large increase in the investigation and prosecution of corporate crime as a result of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry and ASIC’s renewed vigour and focus on litigation.

Media reporting of criminal matters

Having your name or picture published in the media in relation to a crime alleged against you can have a domino effect on your life. Even if you are acquitted of the charges, your reputation may never mend. What can the media report about you when you have been charged with a criminal offence?