AML/CTF

The UK new international economic crime laws – and Australia compared

The UK government has just enacted the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 which requires overseas entities holding UK …

Australia on a slide?

I recently drew attention to a Bill – the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment (Increased Financial Transparency) Bill 2022 …

Australia’s response to money laundering and terrorist financing – a Bill for a Bill

The Australian parliament’s response to a 2016 recommendation to introduce law to counter money laundering and terrorist financing – by …

Beneficial ownership of companies, and access to ASIC data

The government has invited us to “have our say” on what it says is “Australia’s first Open Government National Action …