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Registrations Open for Digital Currency Exchange Providers

Posted on May 1st, 2018 by Sophie Gerber in AML/CTFASICAUSTRACFintech
Changes to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Amendment Instrument 2018 are now in force. This means, if you currently provide Digital Currency Exchange (DCE) services ...

Digital Currency will no Longer Fly Under the Radar – Proposed Reforms of the AML/CTF Regime

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in AML/CTFAUSTRACFintech
The rise in the popularity of digital currency has caused worldwide concern as governments grapple with how it should be regulated.  The proposed regulation requires a balancing act to deter individu ...

ASIC’s Latest Enforcement Report: The key focus areas to be aware of

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in AFSL ComplianceAML/CTFASIC
Digital disruption, cyber threats and inappropriate targeting of retail clients continue to guide ASIC’s approach to enforcement. During the period 1 January to 30 June 2017, ASIC: Commenced ...

Have you Done your Annual AUSTRAC AML/CTF Compliance Report? The Deadline is Approaching!

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 by Sophie Gerber in AML/CTFCompliance Work
AUSTRAC Reporting Entities are required to submit their annual Compliance Report to AUSTRAC by 31 March 2017. This is one of the compliance obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Ter ...