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Format: 23/10/2018
Format: 23/10/2018
Australia strengthens international partnerships in the fight against financial crime

AUSTRAC and its U.S. counterpart, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), have today strengthened their alliance in the fight against serious financial crime and terrorism financing.

AUSTRAC builds regional capability to combat terrorism and financial crime

Terrorism financing and the illegal movement of money through the Indo-Pacific just got harder with the commencement of the first regional Financial Intelligence Analyst Course (FIAC) in Brunei today.

AUSTRAC wins Innovation Award for groundbreaking Codeathon

AUSTRAC’s initiative to host Australia’s first ever law enforcement and financial intelligence Codeathon has today won a Public Sector Innovation Award.

Joint Operation Astatine spurs further arrests in Europe

Dutch authorities have charged two men believed to be involved in supplying drugs to alleged global crime syndicate

AUSTRAC brings industry together with RegTechs to support innovation

AUSTRAC is hosting a RegTech Showcase today in Sydney

AUSTRAC welcomes Federal Court orders for CBA penalty

$700 million civil penalty ordered today against CBA by the Federal Court of Australia

AUSTRAC stalwart Peter Clark awarded Public Service Medal

Awarded for outstanding service to the Australian community

AUSTRAC and CBA agree $700m penalty

An agreement has been reached today between AUSTRAC and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) for a $700 million penalty

CEO statement: CBA matter

As announced by the Minister for Home Affairs, I am pleased to confirm that AUSTRAC and CBA have reached an agreement

New Australian laws to regulate cryptocurrency providers

New laws for digital currency exchange providers operating in Australia have just been implemented by AUSTRAC...