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Format: 24/10/2017
Format: 24/10/2017
AUSTRAC shares insights from compliance assessments

Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, shares for the first time the lessons learnt from 2016 compliance assessments of reporting entities.

Minister for Justice media release: AUSTRAC launches world-first alliance to combat serious financial crime

Australia is leading the world in the fight against terrorism financing and money laundering with the unveiling today of a powerful new public and private sector initiative, the Fintel Alliance.

Minister for Justice media release: World-first training to create a new breed of serious financial crime fighters

A ground-breaking specialist training course that will produce world-leading financial intelligence analysts to hunt down financial criminals will be offered in Australia.

Minister for Justice media release: Australia and Indonesia - new approach to cut financial lifeline to terrorists

The Australian and Indonesian governments are joining forces to cut the financial lifelines that enable terrorists.

Minister for Justice media release: AUSTRAC risk assessment of financial planning industry

Australia's first risk assessment of money laundering and terrorism financing within the financial planning industry has found a "medium" level risk across the sector...

New fact sheets for pubs and clubs on money laundering

Two new fact sheets on money laundering risks now available to help pubs and clubs protect their business.

AUSTRAC to lead five nation coalition on ML/TF risks

AUSTRAC to Chair the International Supervisors forum

Minister for Justice media release: Extending financial intelligence exchange in the Middle East

Today, a ground breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Australia's financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and Jordan's counterpart, the AMLU

AUSTRAC collaborates on risks in super sector

The first ever risk assessment of money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF) in Australia’s superannuation sector has identified significant risks of fraud and cybercrime

Minister for Justice media release: Industry and customers save $28 million in AUSTRAC red tape reforms

Changes to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Rules by Australia's financial intelligence and regulatory body, AUSTRAC, have resulted in an estimated annual saving of $28.1 million for Australia's financial organisations.

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