Dr Kath Hall

LLB (Hons)(Adel) GDLP LLM (Lond) PhD(ANU)
Associate Professor
ANU College of Law
T: 6125 4608

Research interests

Foreign Bribery Laws; Transnational Anti-Corruption Regulation; Private Sector Whistleblowing; Globalisation of the Legal Profession; Psychology and Corruption  


Dr Kath Hall is an Associate Professor at the ANU College of Law, and an internationally recognised expert on transnational corporate corruption and foreign bribery regulation. She regularly speaks on these topics at the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA),  International Bar Association (IBA) conferences and with Australian authorities such as the Federal Police and the Attorney General’s Department. She is the Director (Law) of the Transnational Research Centre on Corruption (ANU) and the chair of the IBA Drivers of Corruption Sub-Committee. Her doctoral research was on psychology and corporate misconduct.

In 2016 - 2019 Kath is a lead researcher on a large empirical project investigating positive organizational responses to whistleblowing in the public, private and not for profit sectors. In 2017 she was part of the expert panel advising the ISO on the introduction of a global standard on best practice whistleblower policies and processes. 

In 2019 Kath advised the Department of Health, Commonwealth Government on Sport Integrity and Corruption: Best Practice Australian and International Policy & Program Delivery Approaches.
Past experience includes
* 2015 - 2016 member of Standards Australia expert committee advising on the development of ISO 37001 Anti-Corruption Management Compliance System
* 2014 - 2016 Co-ordinator (Law) of a Government Partnership for Development between the ANU College of Law and the Department of Law, University of Yangon, Myanmar
* 2012 - 2014 non-residential Fellow at Harvard University's Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics, researching the role of global lawyers in the development of transnational regulation.

Kath's research reflects a strong theoretical and practical understanding of the complexities involved in regulating global corporations, transnational corruption and global law firms. Kath has also published extensively on the psychology of corporate misconduct and student wellbeing.

Researcher's projects

Sport Integrity and Corruption: Best Practice Australian and International Policy & Program Delivery Approaches

Whistling While They Work 2: Improving managerial responses to whistleblowing in public and private sector organisations

Government Partnership for Development - ANU/DFAT Developing Myanmar's research capacity - collaboration with the Department of Law University of Yangon

IBA, Drivers of Corruption Report


Projects and Grants

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