Category: White Collar Crime

Report Recommends Increasing Penalties for White Collar Offences


By Zeb Holmes and Ugur Nedim A review of Australian corporations law has stated that punishments for many white collar crimes and regulatory breaches are too weak to act as a deterrent. The Financial System Inquiry was established by Financial Services Minister, Kelly O’Dwyer, who suggested that penalties for some breaches and offences are “inadequate ...