Region: Australia

UK engineering company investigating “sophisticated” overseas fraud

09 January 2023

ASIC issues fourth greenwashing fine

05 January 2023

ASIC goes after Star Entertainment execs over casino’s AML failures

Australia’s corporate regulator has filed a civil case against almost a dozen of Star’s former and current leadership team including a former CEO and its former chief legal and risk officer.

13 December 2022

Austrac sues third casino operator in 2022

Australia’s civil anti-money laundering enforcer has started legal action against SkyCity, just a week after launching similar proceedings against another gambling business.

07 December 2022

Austrac launches civil penalty proceedings against Star Entertainment

Australia’s financial watchdog has investigated the casino operator since June 2021 and identified “a multitude of issues” with Star Entertainment’s AML compliance.

30 November 2022

Austrac enters “enforceable undertaking” with ING

25 November 2022

Austrac orders AML audits at two betting companies

03 November 2022

ASIC sets sights on further greenwashing enforcement in 2023

03 November 2022

Australian regulator issues first greenwashing fine

Australia’s securities regulator has handed its first-ever greenwashing penalty to a listed energy company that allegedly lied about sustainability measures at an electricity plant it operates in Botswana.

27 October 2022

Australian pair face Sri Lanka-linked foreign bribery charges

19 October 2022

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