The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre announced that it has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against The Star Pty Limited and The Star Entertainment QLD Limited for violating anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing laws.
An Australian Prudential Regulation Authority officer spoke at the Financial Services Assurance Forum highlighting recent developments such as the new financial accountability regime, the growing threat of cyber risks, and enhanced prudential requirements around operational resilience.
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The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre accepted enforceable undertakings from two Australian subsidiaries of the Amsterdam, Netherlands-based multinational banking corporation concerning self-identified and voluntarily reported anti-money laundering shortcomings.
The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre issued an order to the Sydney, Australia-based corporate bookmaker that requires the appointment of an external auditor to assess its compliance with the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Rules Instrument 2007.
|Compliant : 17||High : 1|
|Largely Compliant : 9||Substantial : 4|
|Partially Compliant : 9||Moderate : 6|
|Non-Compliant : 5||Low : 0|
Australia's technical compliance was re-rated in a Nov. 8, 2018 follow-up report
|Rank : 13/110|
|Score : 3.75/10|
|Rank : 11/180|
|Score : 77/100|
|Rank : 48/133|
|Score : 50/100|