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Several preventative measures can be taken to reduce the impact of fraudulent property industry behaviour on consumers. AAP/Dan Peled

How can we arrest the rise in white-collar crime in Australia’s property industry?

Consumers lose out when a real estate agent acts fraudulently – be that false advertising, deceptive conduct or misusing trust funds. Research shows a link between such misconduct and lower regulatory and educational standards.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey have come under increasing pressure to crack down on tax avoidance and white collar crime. AAP Image/Lukas Coch

Hockey targets white collar crime, but forgets whistleblowers

If Treasurer Joe Hockey is serious about cracking down on white collar crime, he should bolster the new Serious Financial Crime Taskforce with stronger whistleblower protection legislation.
Insider trader Lukas Kamay will serve a minimum of four-and-a-half years in prison. Julian Smith/AAP

Seven-year sentence for insider trading unlikely to deter others

The sentences handed to insider traders Lukas Kamay and Christopher Hill send a strong message, but preventing the opportunity for such crimes to occur is just as important.
Regulators like ASIC are turning to metadata to help make their cases against white collar criminals. Image sourced from Shutterstock.com

White collar crime and metadata: beware of building a new honeypot

Businesses as well as individuals could soon see their metadata retained, making the data storage points even more attractive to criminals.
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Infographic: insider trading in Australia

The typical insider trader is male, aged between 30 and 49, and holds a company director position, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Melbourne. The study analysed all insider…
By day, they were mild-mannered business studies academics. Olaf Gradin

Wanted: crime-fighting academics to catch corporate criminals

“Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.” This maxim is attributed to 19th century man of letters Honoré de Balzac – the suggestion being that business activity of any kind is inherently corrupt…
Road signs in Iceland.

Hamstrung SFO not capable of holding bankers to account

Iceland has sent four former directors of its bank Kaupthing to prison for fraud. But the chances of similar legal action happening in the UK are low, where fraud investigators have a poor record. The…
Former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble director Rajat Gupta faces securities fraud charges. AAP

Trading on reputation: the trials of Rajat Gupta and the SEC

The Department of Justice in the United States has significantly broadened the reach of its investigation into insider trading. The charging of a former director of Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble…

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