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The Rolls-Royce bribery case and its implications in Australia
Insight 30 Jan 2017

A Deferred Prosecution Agreement in the United Kingdom which will see the Rolls-Royce company pay more than 500 million to settle charges of foreign bribery is the most significant UK DPA to date It is likely to influence the approach and expectations of the Australian Government and law enforcement ...

Road map to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing reform
Insight 04 Nov 2016

The Federal Attorney-Generals Department has released its draft Project Plan for the implementation of the wide-ranging recommendations arising from the recent statutory review of Australias anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime Partner Peter Haig Associate Andrew Shetliffe ...

The end of the AML/CTF regime as we know it?
Insight 02 Jun 2016

The past year or so has been an action-packed one for devotees of anti-money laundering policy and the recent release of the Report on the Statutory Review of the AMLCTF Act 2006 may herald the most significant changes to our regime since it was introduced a decade ago ...

How to avoid anti-money laundering compliance headaches - financial product issues
Insight 03 Jul 2015

Issues of securities interests in managed investment schemes and other types of financial products typically involve a number of designated services under Australias anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing AMLCTF regime However in the midst of preparing governing documents disclosure ...

What next after FATF's mixed review of Australia's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime?
Insight 11 May 2015

The Financial Action Task Force has released its report on the effectiveness of Australias anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime focusing on the extent to which it complies with international standards The reports findings and recommendations come at a key stage in the ...

The year to come for Australia's Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing regime
Insight 27 Feb 2015

Having recently acquired a new CEO and a significant funding boost AUSTRAC is being closely watched by reporting entities for an indication of its future direction and priorities both at the policy and the enforcement level In light of this and with major review reports pending 2015 promises to be a ...

Peer-to-peer lending - a disruptive threat to banks?
Insight 05 Dec 2014

The expansion of peer to peer lending in Australia will likely be a disruptive force for both banks and broader commercial stakeholders ...

A new tool in the fraud and anti-corruption kit
Insight 19 Aug 2014

The Federal Government has established a new Fraud and Anti-Corruption Centre to deal with allegations of white-collar crime Partner Rachel Nicolson Senior Associate Tessa Meyrick and Associate Freya Dinshaw consider the impact of the new federal body and the changing enforcement landscape in ...

Anti-corruption reforms: a view from the B20 Australia
Insight 25 Jul 2014

Anti-corruption was high on the agenda at the B20 Australia summit recently held in Sydney Allens Partner Rachel Nicolson a director of the UN Global Compact Network Australia and convenor of its Anti-Corruption Leadership Group attended the summit and provides an overview of the issues discussed ...

The mFund Settlement Service - coming soon
Insight 12 Feb 2014

The ASX has announced that it has now received regulatory clearance for its new mFund Settlement Service previously known as AQUA II and the ASX Managed Funds Service which it hopes will be launched before 30 June 2014 Once established the service will allow investors to transact electronically in ...