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China jails four Rio Tinto mining employees for bribery ...

Four employees of mining giant Rio Tinto were today jailed by a Chinese court on charges of bribery and stealing commercial secrets. The court in Shanghai found Australian national Stern Hu and three Chinese co-workers guilty of all charges. Hu was jailed for seven years on the bribery charges and ...

Australia | Business ethics and anti-corruption

Business ethics and anti-corruption laws in ... defence under Division 70.4 in order to align Australian anti-bribery laws more closely ... mining and commodities ...

Chinese cyber attacks on BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and ...

THREE major Australian mining companies have been the targets of Chinese cyber attacks, with one coming around the time of Stern Hu's arrest there on bribery …

US awards $5 million to BHP Billiton whistleblower | …

The US government has paid a bounty of nearly $5 million to a former BHP Billiton employee who helped expose alleged bribery by the Australian mining giant.

Australian Mining Risk Forecast 2017 - KPMG | US

Australian Mining Risk Forecast 2017 ... contractors exacerbating anti-bribery and ... an Australian partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of i ...

Australia - 9-Corruption | export.gov

Australia - 9-Corruption ... detect and investigate serious and systemic corruption issues in the Australian ... OECD Convention on Combatting Bribery Australia ...

Australian Anti-Bribery & Compliance Trends

Australian Anti-Bribery ... largest construction and mining companies with a turnover ... facing Australian companies who have business ...

How 2016 played out for Australian anti-corruption ...

Enforcement activity on the rise Since the establishment of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Fraud and Anti-Corruption Centre in 2014, Australian authorities have been assertive in declaring an ongoing focus on investigating and prosecuting allegations of foreign bribery by Australian companies.

BBC News - Rio Tinto executives 'admit bribery' at …

Four executives of mining giant Rio Tinto have admitted to a court in the Chinese city of Shanghai that they took bribes, officials have said. Lawyers for the men - Australian Stern Hu and three Chinese colleagues - said they admitted accepting some money but are disputing the amounts. The group ...

Corporate & Commercial BRIBERY UPDATE: …

important for the mining, energy and shipping ... considered the effect of the UK Bribery Act on Australian companies. The important point to note is that the Act

UK Serious Fraud Office runs after Presidential Candidate ...

Since the discovery of the African Bribery Scandal that hit the public domain and the acceptance of the Australian Miner Iluka Re sources of bribery ... mining and ...

Australia’s Anti-bribery and Corruption Laws ...

Australia’s Anti-bribery and Corruption Laws May Become More ... Australians have more to worry about than Australian law when it comes to bribery and ... Mining ...

Mining - Poland - For Australian exporters - Austrade

Poland has a long mining tradition ... plus information to help Australian exporters do ... Australia’s anti-bribery laws apply overseas and Austrade will not ...

PHASE 3 REPORT ON IMPLEMENTING THE OECD …

Concurrent or joint investigations with Australian and foreign ... The same requirements to report foreign bribery should apply equally to the public service and ...

Rio Tinto espionage case - Wikipedia

The Rio Tinto espionage case began with the arrest ... Australian Stern Hu and three ... with Rio Tinto accepting the evidence provided showing instances of bribery.

Foreign bribery | Attorney-General's Department

The Australian Government takes a strong stance against foreign bribery and other forms of corruption. Bribery of a public foreign official (foreign bribery) is a serious criminal offence that carries heavy penalties.

Corruption probe digs deeper into OZ Minerals deal ...

Australian authorities have expanded the scope of an ongoing investigation into Australian mining firm OZ Minerals over claims it engaged in bribery in Cambodia in 2009, the firm said in its latest annual report.

Proposed changes to Australia's foreign bribery offence ...

In consultation with the Australian Federal Police and the Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP), the Attorney-General's Department is exploring reform options to improve the effectiveness of Australia's current foreign bribery regime under the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) (Criminal Code) in addressing foreign ...

Australian Mining Companies Digging A Deadly ... - ICIJ

A pattern of links between mining activities and deaths, disfigurement, environmental destruction and displacement suggests a troubling track record for Australian companies seeking wealth from Africa's minerals.

Rio Tinto four jailed for up to 14 years by Chinese court ...

Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto has fired four executives in China after a Shanghai court sentenced them today to between seven and 14 years in prison on bribery and secrets charges.

Nauru's president and justice minister allegedly bribed …

The ABC has published emails that place Baron Waqa and David Adeang at the centre of bribery claims involving Australian phosphate miner Getax

Australian Mining Companies | Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) said Monday they have taken the necessary steps to investigate claims that the world’s largest mining company, BHP Billiton, bribed officials in Cambodia and played down reports that it had mishandled one the country’s largest cases in corporate corruption.

Prison for four Rio Tinto executives in China - CNN

Mar 29, 2010· A Shanghai court has sentenced an Australian mining executive to 10 years for bribery and stealing commercial secrets in the Rio Tinto case.

Australian Firm Involved in Bribery Scandal in Congo ...

Congo Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou Nguesso has been linked to a bribery scandal with an Australian mining firm.

China Indicts Rio Tinto Staff on Bribery Charges - The …

Feb 11, 2010· A Chinese prosecutor handed down indictments on Wednesday against an Australian citizen and three Chinese employees of the mining giant Rio Tinto.

BHP Billiton charged, fined $US25m for China Olympics …

The Australian Federal Police is ... such as the company's efforts to obtain mining access ... anti-bribery function would be required to approve ...

Corruption and regulatory enforcement in Australia ...

Corruption and regulatory enforcement in Australia. ... the key piece of Australian anti-bribery ... This will be of particular interest to mining and resources ...

HFW | Bribery Update: Australia | Bribery Update: Australia

This is particularly important for the mining, ... In previous bulletins we have considered the effect of the UK Bribery Act on Australian companies.

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bribery Archives - Australian Mining

Allegations of bribery have led Newmont to review its compliance with US foreign bribery law. “We occasionally identify or are apprised of information or allegations that certain employees, affiliates, agents or associated persons may have engaged in unlawful conduct for which we might be held responsible,” Newmont said in its quarterly ...

Managing bribery and corruption risks in the …

A senior manager of an Australian copper and cobalt mining company, ... Managing bribery and corruption risks in the mining and metals industry 5

Australian companies embroiled in bribery scandals in …

Australian companies embroiled in bribery scandals in Sri ... off on exclusive mining permits ... a criminal offence of foreign bribery under Australian law.

Bribery & Corruption 2018 | Australia | Laws and ...

Bribery & Corruption 2018 | Australia ... The second charges under Australian anti-bribery laws were ... two other investigations into the grant of mining ...

Australia Corruption Report - Compliance Resources

Given the importance of its mining sector, Australia has started implementing the principles of ... Australia Bribery & Corruption 2018. Australian Public ...

China Accuses Australian Mining Executives of Bribery

Australia's Foreign Minister Stephen Smith says Australian staff have met with Rio Tinto employee Stern Hu, who, along with three other

Bribery laws in Australia - Armstrong Legal

A person is guilty of bribery if he ... Recent publicity in the Fairfax media given to alleged bribery by Australian currency officials and mining giants Rio and ...

Australian miner Sundance Resources faces fresh bribery ...

The alleged international bribery scandal enveloping listed Australian miner Sundance ... directed by the brother of Republic of Congo mining minister ...

Australian companies linked to bribe scandals in Sri …

Two Australian companies are embroiled in bribery scandals that reach ... Australian companies linked to bribe scandals in Sri ... on two exclusive mining ...