Posts by Dr Mathew Leighton-Daly

The conduct of those persons complicit in the Plutus Payroll Australia Pty Ltd (Plutus) tax fraud conspiracies – the investigation into which is known as Operation Elbrus – amounted to…

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It has been two years since ACN 154 520 199 Pty Ltd (in liq) v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (2020) 282 FCR 455; [2020] FCAFC 190 (EBS & Associates) and…

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There have been several advocates, particularly post-pandemic, for a cashless Australian society (if not world). Motivations for a cashless society are not limited to the control of financial crime of…

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Unlike some countries (such as the US), Australia’s legislative references to tax “evasion” do not refer to a criminal offence or even a category of criminal offences.

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News of Barangaroo Crown Casino’s alleged non-compliance with AML/CTF laws late last year raises the perennial question of how to best regulate the gambling industry.

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Why did this tax criminal case ultimately fail? Find out – along with what the outcome of the case has revealed about tax intricate accounting practices – here.

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There is now no doubt that sophisticated and modern variations of ‘cuckoo smurfing’ are caught by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, Thomson Reuters Author, Dr Mathew Leighton-Daly, demonstrates in this article.

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