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The maximum penalty for this offence is five years imprisonment and/or a $22,000 fine.
This matter is indictable and will be dealt with in the District Court.
This matter can sometimes be defended on the basis that the conduct is not dishonest according to the standards of ordinary persons. This is a difficult element for the prosecution to prove.
It is an offence under the Corporations Act to dishonestly use your position as a director or officer to gain advantage or cause detriment to a company.
Contact one of our team of specialist corporate crime lawyers at Armstrong Legal on 9261 4555.
If you suspect that you may be under investigation, or if you have been charged with an offence, it is vital to get competent legal advice as early as possible. Our lawyers are highly specialised in corporate crime and will be able to guide you through the process while dealing with the various authorities related to your matter.