Region: Australia

Audit firm pleads guilty in Australia’s first auditor prosecution

07 July 2021

Australia ushers in US Cloud Act-style law

Australian enforcement agencies have been granted the power to force communication service providers with a presence in the country to hand over data even if the information is stored abroad, in a move that local politicians hope will significantly speed up criminal investigations.

24 June 2021

Australian senator to propose Austrac review

21 June 2021

People News: former SFO investigator to helm new economic crime agency in British Crown dependency

The former chief investigator at the UK’s anti-fraud agency has been unveiled as the first director of Guernsey’s new economic crime unit, and the head of the National Security Division is leaving the DOJ.

15 June 2021

NAB hires ex-Austrac head

09 June 2021

NAB’s anti-money laundering unit struggling with increased workload

08 June 2021

Australia announces first auditor prosecution

Australia’s corporate regulator has launched the first criminal prosecution against an auditor for failing to meet auditing standards in their work for a now-collapsed local investment fund.

08 June 2021

Major Australian bank facing AML probe

The National Australia Bank has said it is under investigation by the country’s financial intelligence agency for allegedly failing to comply with anti-money laundering requirements.

07 June 2021

FCA announces Greensill Capital investigation

11 May 2021

ASIC: Australian company whistleblower policies need improvement

05 May 2021

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