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Amendments to Chapter 4 (customer identification) of the AML/CTF Rules

10 June 2015

AUSTRAC has published draft AML/CTF Rules amending Chapter 4 (customer identification), for consultation.

AUSTRAC industry contribution

20 April 2015

Final Ministerial Determination for 2014–15 now available.

Proposed changes to the annual compliance report

16 April 2015

AUSTRAC intends to defer the implementation of any changes to its compliance reporting requirements to allow for further industry consultation.

Media releases

Australia’s international network to track illicit funds has been further boosted with the signing of MoUs with Russia, Bahrain and the Turks & Caicos Islands.

AUSTRAC has released two new reports to help Australian businesses identify money laundering methodologies used through real estate agents and lawyers.

Canberra Southern Cross Club Limited (CSCC) has been required to appoint an external auditor to assess and help improve its compliance with AML/CTF laws.