Region: Australia

Public inquiry: casino company withheld non-privileged report from Austrac

22 March 2022

Rio Tinto fined in Australia

The country’s corporate watchdog has fined Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto $750,000 for failing to disclose material information about the value of a Mozambique mining project.

07 March 2022

Austrac sues Crown Resorts over AML failings

01 March 2022

Austrac raises compliance concerns at Bell Financial Group

17 February 2022

Counsel Watch: Lawyers appointed to investigate SFO failings

In the latest Counsel Watch, two veteran London lawyers have been hired to conduct separate reviews into failings on high-profile Serious Fraud Office probes, and a Dutch law firm has sued the country’s prosecutors over alleged privilege violations.

11 February 2022

Australian businessman launches AML case against Facebook

03 February 2022

Rio Tinto says “systemic” bullying and sexism rife at the company

Employees said they didn’t feel comfortable reporting matters internally. “This is not the kind of company we want to be,” said Rio Tinto’s CEO.

01 February 2022

Australian politicians propose greater surveillance powers for tax agency

06 December 2021

Volkswagen loses challenge to $125 million Australian dieselgate fine

12 November 2021

Australian casino chastised for “disgraceful” money laundering failures

Crown Resorts has been given two years to improve its anti-money laundering systems and its operations will be temporarily overseen by an anti-corruption barrister.

26 October 2021

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