White collar or corporate crime

Corporate crime, often called white collar crime, encompasses a wide range of offending behaviour and includes:

  • Fraud including tax fraud: includes section 134.1, section 135.1 and section 135.2 of the Criminal Code 1995 (Cth)
  • Failure to file tax return: section 8C of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth)
  • Insider trading under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
  • Cartel conduct under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)
  • Breach of duty by company directors under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)

The penalties for these offences are significant, and if your company is charged, can have serious consequences for your business.

The partners at Kingston Fox Lawyers have over 25 years’ combined experience in criminal law and as former Commonwealth prosecutors have an in depth knowledge of these types of offences and the options available to you. 

Contact Kingston Fox Lawyers to arrange an initial free consultation.