Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (‘AUSTRAC’) is the administrator of the AML/CTF regime and the Financial Intelligence Unit (‘FIU’) in Australia.

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Anti-Money Laundering

The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth) (the ‘AML/CTF Act’, the ‘Act’) and the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Rules Instrument 2007 (No.1) (Cth) (the ‘AML/CTF Rules’, the ‘Rules’) impose various obligations on persons captured by the definition of ‘reporting entity’ under section 5 of the Act. 

A reporting entity refers to a person that offers one or more designated services as defined in section 6 of the Act. Below are a few examples of designated services:

A Reporting Entity’s Obligations

A reporting entity may have a variety of obligations depending on the designated services it provides and how it they provided.

A reporting entity will typically be required to: 

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How We Can Help

We can assist you with the compliance of the above-mentioned obligations, such as:

AUSTRAC enrolment and registration (Registration is required for remittance service providers and also cryptocurrency exchange providers)

Draft an AML/CTF Program and the associated policies and procedures that are tailored to your business

Conduct AML/CTF compliance inductions and refreshers for your team

Provide further roles-based training and guidance to the team members who are involved in the AML/CTF compliance regime in your organisation

Provide ongoing guidance and assist your team with KYC, OCDD especially transactions monitoring and reporting

Reviewing and updating your existing AML/CTF Program

Independent review of Part A of the AML/CTF Program

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