Tag: Anti-Money Laundering

Defence & Security

The threat of ISIS: Is Australia doing enough?

The emergence of ISIS and the introduction of new national security and anti-terror legislation continues to place a spotlight on Australia's borders, assets and information. Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Global Threat Environment Specialist and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, warned that governments need to be prepared to tackle…

15 Apr 2015, by Informa Australia

Defence & Security

Security experts say governments need to be prepared to tackle new levels of threat

Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Global Threat Environment Specialist and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, says, "Homeland security spending will continue to grow because there is a new global threat landscape that is emerging with the rise of ISIS. "So governments worldwide will have to invest…

12 Mar 2015, by Informa Australia

Banking & Finance

What changes are the federal government looking to introduce regarding anti-money laundering legislation?

In December 2013, the federal government revealed that a statutory review of anti-money laundering legislation was underway. Justice Minister Michael Keenan said the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Act 2006 will be scrutinised in an effort to continue preventing criminal activity in this area. "The Coalition government is committed to protecting Australia's financial system,…

8 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia

Banking & Finance

Business

What are the biggest AML/CTF challenges for a multi-jurisdictional organisation?

Warren Dickins, Financial Crime Officer at GE Capital International shed light on the biggest AML/CTF challenges for multi-jurisdictional organisations: If you are working in a financial crime role today in an organisation that operates in more than one jurisdiction, it will be no surprise to you that everywhere you look there are different challenges. Every additional jurisdiction…

18 Aug 2014, by Informa Australia