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AUSTRAC industry contribution

28 January 2015

AUSTRAC has released the final charging model and implementation timeline for the AUSTRAC industry contribution.

Draft guidance note – Key terms used in ‘politically exposed person’ definition

19 January 2015

Public consultation closes on 13 February 2015.

Media releases

AUSTRAC has fined Australian online bookmaker ClassicBet Pty Ltd for a breach of Australia’s AML/CTF laws.

AUSTRAC has cancelled the registration of two money transfer businesses as it is satisfied that their registrations involve a significant money laundering risk.

One of the world’s largest remittance network providers has been fined for contraventions of Australia’s AML/CTF laws.