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Ready & Responsive: A Guide to Royal Commissions, Statutory Inquiries & Investigations

It is now more likely than ever that your organisation could be called upon to take part in an inquiry or investigation, whether that be as a central or peripheral party.
COVER - Ready and Responsive (March 2017)

There are a large number of bodies and regulators in Australia with investigative and inquisitive powers. These investigations or inquiries may span many industries and subject matters including tax, foreign corruption and bribery, consumer affairs, market competition, financial services, education services and health services.

As a result, corporations and government agencies find themselves in a landscape where there are a large number of active regulators or inquiring bodies with broad powers.

Maddocks has drawn on its unparalleled experience in Royal Commissions and inquiries to prepare Ready & Responsive: A Guide to Royal Commissions, Inquiries & Investigations.

While the subject matter of each inquiry is different, there are some key lessons in terms of preparation, strategy and approach which can be applied across all investigations and inquiries.

The lessons in this guide are invaluable in ensuring that your organisation is well prepared to appear before any Royal Commission, investigation or inquiry.

To obtain a copy of Ready & Responsive: A Guide to Royal Commissions, Inquiries & Investigations, please complete the below form.

Watch Maddocks partner Norman Lucas discuss why Royal Commissions, inquiries and investigations are more prevalent.

Ready & Responsive

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NORMAN LUCAS 5CM BW JPG 2014 Norman Lucas | Partner
Dispute Resolution & Litigation
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Mark Henry | Partner
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Catherine Dunlop | Partner
Employment, Safety & People
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ERIN HOURIGAN 2cm 300ppi B&W psd 2012 Erin Hourigan | Senior Associate
Dispute Resolution & Litigation
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