Important changes have been made to Australia’s AML/CTF Regulations.
News and updates
In June 2014 changes to the AML/CTF Rules impacted CDD obligations for reporting entities in relation to beneficial ownership and politically exposed persons.
Estefa Milka Honores (trading as American Cash Service), whose registration was cancelled in August 2015, has been re-registered with conditions.
Western Union affiliates Weigang Li & Dongfang Tan (trading as Empire Milk Bar) & Narinder Singh (trading as Star Link Travel) were suspended on 15 December 2015.
Lodge your report via AUSTRAC Online between 4 January 2016 – 31 March 2016.
The Attorney-General's Department have released details of the working group and its outcomes.
Explore the financial characteristics associated with known foreign terrorist fighters and supporters.
AUSTRAC has published new guidance explaining the key terms used in relation to customers who are ‘politically exposed persons’ (PEPs).
A draft PIA for amendments to Chapter 4 of the AML/CTF Rules is now open for consultation.
Final Ministerial Determination for 2015–16 now available.