Region: Australia

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

Star Entertainment to pay A$100m for AML failures at Sydney casino

Australia’s gambling regulator has fined Star Entertainment and appointed a supervisor following a review that laid bare the “shocking” breaches of anti-money laundering laws at its Sydney casino.

17 October 2022

Jacobs Group case creates roadmap for foreign bribery investigations in Australia

A recent decision by an Australian appeal court in a foreign bribery case outlined the sentence discounts companies can expect if they cooperate with corruption probes.

05 October 2022

Australia: An Increasingly Global Approach

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30 September 2022

People News: senior DOJ official rejoins Jenner & Block

In the latest people news roundup, home exercise equipment company Peleton has recruited an in-house investigations lawyer from Uber, and Jenner & Block has re-hired a high-ranking DOJ official.

29 September 2022

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