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AUSTRAC expands civil penalty case against CBA

A further 100 alleged contraventions against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have been filed today by AUSTRAC, the Government’s financial intelligence and regulatory body, adding to the current civil penalty proceedings.

Minister for Justice media release: New counter-terrorism financing working group key to security in South-East Asia

A new group made up of nations across South East Asia is set to disrupt terrorist groups, their sources of funding, the movement and use of funds and their economic sustainment in the region.

Today I announced the establishment of the South East Asia Counter Terrorism Financing Working Group (SEA CTFWG) at the Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit in Kuala Lumpur.