August 13, 2020

GRC Institute Managing Director Naomi Burley and LOD Executive Legal Counsel Andrew Ham reflect on the AML & Financial Crimes Congress 2020.

June 26, 2020

The GRC Professional Podcast spoke to Dr Angus Young from Hong Kong Baptist University about the political risks that have been posed by the Chinese Security Law and the Hong Kong protests and the impact that has on GRC.

**Correction: Correct title in Dr Angus Young

To register for the AML  & Financial Crimes Congress click here.

April 24, 2020

The GRC Professional Podcast speaks to Julian Hunn from Deloitte about BCPs, employee wellbeing, a rise in scams and the added challenge to transaction monitoring.

Happy Listening!

April 16, 2020

The GRC Professional Podcast speaks to Naomi Burley Managing Director of the GRC Institute about:

  • The new compliance management system which is in draft form

  • The potential timeline of publication

  • The benefits and limitations of certification

Happy Listening! 

March 30, 2020

Important!

Austrac is accepting compliance reports up to June 30th!

See Austrac releases here!

The GRC Professional caught up with Andrew Ham of LOD Executive Legal Counsel Risk & Compliance speaks about the potential impact that the current 'situation' might have on AML compliance and the annual compliance report.

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November 22, 2019

Transaction Report and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has taken the mainstream media by storm. However, it might also speak to deeper systemic challenges within the financial sector when it comes to questions around risk assessments, transactions monitoring and customer due diligence.

It also addresses the issue of significant reputational damage that can result from controls that aren’t sufficiently up-to-task when meeting obligati...

November 21, 2019

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

False and Misleading

Former NAB employee Matthew Alwan has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for making false and misleading statements in relation to 24 home loans organised through NAB’s Introducer Program.

Hawking Offences

Colonial Mutual Life has pleaded guilty to 87 counts of offering insurance products, breaching the rules captured in s992A(3) in the Corporations Act on th...

November 14, 2019

"Fighting terrorism means teamwork among local and international stakeholders,” Philippines Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) Chairman Benjamin E. Diokno said, speaking at the start of the Counter Terrorism Summit in Manilla earlier this week. The Summit is themed ‘Together United—Strengthening Our Region’.

The AMLC is hosting the Summit—fifth of its kind—in partnership with the Australian Transactions Reports and Analysis C...

November 13, 2019

Taking place this week, the National Proceeds of Crime Conference will look at law enforcement in the face of global digitisation, the rise of crypto currencies, and the impact both might have on the ability of law enforcement agencies to track financial crime.

The Conference, themed ‘Rethinking Law Enforcement: efforts to address the globalisation and digitisation of the criminal economy’, will be led by the Criminal Assets Co...

November 8, 2019

Last week, the Fintel Alliance released their operational results for 2018-2019 in their fight against serious crime. 
AUSTRAC CEO Nicole Rose highlighted the importance of the information shared through the Fintel Alliance and the role it plays in assisting the Australian Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre and its approach to financial crime. 


“It is very encouraging to see the Fintel Alliance already making major contr...

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