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14 November 2016
Draft privacy guidance for consultation

Publication of draft privacy guidance relating to Chapter 4 of the AML/CTF Rules.

3 November 2016
International case studies now available

Selected NZFIU case studies are now available

3 November 2016
Clarifying ‘safe harbour’ verification procedures for individual customers

We have clarified the ‘safe harbour’ verification procedures for individual customers, including requirements around a customer’s ‘full name’.

27 September 2016
2016–17 AUSTRAC Industry Contribution

The Ministerial Determination setting the AUSTRAC industry contribution for 2016–17 has been published.

12 August 2016
Videos from the 2016 CTF Summit in Bali

The 2nd annual Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit was held in Bali from 8-11 August 2016.

11 August 2016
2nd Counter-Terrorism Financing Summit: The Nusa Dua Statement

The Nusa Dua Statement reflects on the success of the 2016 CTF Summit and outlines the roadmap for action ahead of the next Summit in Malaysia in 2017.

10 August 2016
World’s first regional risk assessment launched at CTF Summit 2016

The regional risk assessment on terrorism financing 2016 was officially launched at the 2016 CTF Summit in Bali today.

3 August 2016
Recent remittance registration actions

Enforcement action taken to cancel and suspend three remitters' registrations.

29 June 2016
Two remitter registrations cancelled this week

AUSTRAC has cancelled the registration of ToKorea Pty Ltd and Vision Rehoboth Pty Ltd this week.

28 June 2016
Guidance for reporting entities providing remittance services incidental to their core business

AUSTRAC has published new guidance to clarify the obligations of reporting entities where they provide remittance services that are incidental to their core business.