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28 June 2016
Clarifying the exceptions to the beneficial ownership obligations

AUSTRAC has published new guidance to clarify the application of the exceptions to the beneficial ownership obligations under paragraph 4.12.2 of the AML/CTF Act.

24 June 2016
New case study

AUSTRAC helps bust money laundering syndicate...

16 June 2016
Three independent remittance dealers suspended

Effective 15 June 2016, AUSTRAC has suspended the registration of three entities on the Remittance Sector Register.

9 June 2016
Updates to the AUSTRAC compliance guide

AUSTRAC has published a list of updates made to the AUSTRAC compliance guide since it was published in September 2014.

9 June 2016
Draft costings on Chapter 4 amendments

Draft costings on the amendments relating to electronic safe harbour procedures for customers are now available for public consultation.

9 June 2016
Registration cancelled for two remitters

AUSTRAC has cancelled the registrations of Korea Pty. Ltd. and Forex Sydney Pty Ltd.

2 June 2016
Independent remittance dealer suspended

AUSTRAC has suspended the registration of Vision Rehoboth Pty Ltd, trading as City Kowon.

31 May 2016
Two new case studies available

AUSTRAC intelligence disrupts two international drug syndicates.

26 May 2016
Registration refused

AUSTRAC has refused to register Allsafe International Pty Ltd on the Remittance Sector Register.

11 May 2016
Three remitters suspended

Korea Pty Ltd, ToKorea Pty Ltd, and Forex Sydney Pty Ltd have had their registration suspended today.

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