The Australian anti-money laundering regulator has urged reporting entities to review their risk assessments and compliance controls in the context of two new reports from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

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The recent ACAMS Australia conference gave financial crime practitioners an unprecedented level of detail about the strategic decision-making and policy issues behind the record A$1.3 billion
Westpac anti-money laundering litigation.

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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has wrapped up its first civil litigation under the anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism regime.

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International money launderers are exploiting Australia’s continuing failure to pass “Tranche 2” laws, which has allowed them to defeat banks’ anti-crime controls

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Australia’s world-leading Fintel Alliance has secured a major win in the fight against organised financial crime, after teaming up with state police for a “week of action” on cuckoo smurfing.

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Australia’s long-awaited Tranche 2 anti-money laundering (AML) laws have become the victim of a departmental reshuffle, a process known in political circles as being “mogged”, according to a senior bureaucrat.

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Thomson Reuters has compiled an infographic that provides a snapshot of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on financial crime across the globe. Our brief visual guide features key statistics gathered from…

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The gradual phasing out of COVID-19 restrictions will present an unprecedented opportunity to recalibrate and potentially even “reset” the global financial crime compliance framework. The lessons from the pandemic have…

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