AML/CTF changes in 2018

In this article we take an in-depth look at the latest amendments to the AML/CTF legislation and rules. Background In December 2013 the Government began a statutory review of Australia’s anti-money laundering legislation, the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth) (the AML/CTF Act). The report of the review …

“Worth the Whistle”​ – Australia to shake-up whistleblower laws

Whistleblower laws in Australia have been the subject of recent media and parliamentary scrutiny, with calls for greater protections for those who disclose wrongdoing. As part of an agreement with Senator Nick Xenophon to get its industrial relations reforms through the Senate in November 2016, the Federal Government agreed to …