SFO and FMA sign MOU (30 July 2014)

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Financial Markets Authority (FM) have signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Police Minister Anne Tolley says the MOU will enable faster and more effective prosecutions by streamlining processes to avoid duplication and make the most of each agency's resources. Representatives from each... More about SFO and FMA sign MOU.

Amendment of legal professional privilege in OIA not recommended (29 July 2014)

The Government Administration Committee has released its report on the Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4) with a recommendation that it be passed with amendments. The purpose of the omnibus bill is to make non-controversial amendments to existing legislation. The committee has recommended that proposed amendments to the Official Information Act... More about Amendment of legal professional privilege in OIA not recommended.