Tag: compliance

Occupational Health & Safety

What does the new global OHS standard mean for your organisation?

March 2018 saw the release of a new global standard of organizational health and safety (OH&S). The ISO 450001 is the first of its kind and will eventually replace the AS/NZS 4801:2001, over the course of the next three years. What does this mean for your organisation? Ahead of the Safety in Action Conference -…

8 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

How regulation changes in cosmetic medicine impact the industry

Cosmetic regulatory changes mean more streamlining and less inexperience. So, how will this impact your cosmetic business?   The cosmetic industry is booming. As quick as cosmetic fads come and go these days procedures evolve just as readily to keep up. Non-surgical procedures are more popular than ever; the likes of laser hair removal, injectables,…

2 Jun 2018, by Informa Insights

Infrastructure

Planning & Design

Social Policy

Preventing cruelty in Prisons – how to meet your OPCAT obligations

In December 2017, Australia ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) – a protocol to prevent torture and other forms of mistreatment in prisons. As part of the initiative, institutions will be required to undergo a series of thorough inspections; and will face greater accountability for the mismanagement of antisocial behavior. In…

15 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business

How new consumer rights will affect Australian retailers

This year, US-based gaming company Valve Corporation was famously ordered to pay $3million AUD for failing to comply with Australian Consumer Laws. The firm unsuccessfully appealed the ‘misleading and deceptive conduct’ outcome with the Full Federal Court; and its application for special leave to appeal to the High Court was later denied. With upcoming changes…

4 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

What are some of the biggest challenges facing intermodal in Australia today?

In the lead up to our 15th AusIntermodal Conference in Sydney in November we managed to catch a few minutes with Neil Chambers one of the Director of the Container Tranport Alliance Australia (CTAA). Neil was kind enough to tell us some more about CTAA, discuss some of the biggest challenges facing intermodal in Australia…

20 Oct 2015, by test test

Banking & Finance

Business

What are the biggest AML/CTF challenges for a multi-jurisdictional organisation?

Warren Dickins, Financial Crime Officer at GE Capital International shed light on the biggest AML/CTF challenges for multi-jurisdictional organisations: If you are working in a financial crime role today in an organisation that operates in more than one jurisdiction, it will be no surprise to you that everywhere you look there are different challenges. Every additional jurisdiction…

18 Aug 2014, by test test

Defence & Security

Business continuity planning in today’s risk environment

Around the world, the need to plan for business continuity only continues to grow. How would you react if your Intranet went down or you were unable to make a mobile call in the event of a disaster? When “it hits the fan”, risk assessment and security are core elements of this plan. Rinske Geerlings…

19 May 2014, by test test

Defence & Security

Education

Managing risk is everyone’s business

Managing student security on campuses is a highly complex task. In the lead up to the 2014 Campus & Student Security conference, we had the chance to speak to Anatoly Kirievsky, Head of Compliance Australia at Bank of America Merrill Lynch about the role of risk management in organisational culture and lessons learnt from recent security…

14 Mar 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Close-Up: Superintendent Neville Taylor

Neville is currently the head of the Road Policing Operations and Investigations for Victoria Police, which includes being the Victoria Police Transport Industry Liaison Officer. He is responsible for the impaired driver’s enforcement programs, state-wide highway patrol operations, major collision investigations and heavy vehicle enforcement and chain of responsibility investigations. Attendees at the Chain of…

20 Nov 2013, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Close-Up: Peter Wells

Peter Wells joined Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) four years ago as the Director Customer & Compliance. He is currently responsible for managing the NSW customer and regulatory functions for heavy and light vehicles. He also oversees licensing and registration policy and business systems covering large state-wide functions and encompasses 23 million annual transactions, 4.9…

21 Oct 2013, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Recognizing security challenges for regional airports

Providing adequate aviation security poses great challenges for regional airports in Australia. At the 7th annual Asia Pacific AVSEC conference, Bill Burke, CEO at Mildura Airport addressed some of the difficulties regional infrastructure assets face when it comes to security. Bill Burke's presentation is now available for download.  His talk touches on the following issues: Do cost effectiveness…

15 Jan 2013, by test test