AML/CFT Act

5 Mar 19, 5:00am
A resurrection; How Etana Custody Ltd, a company whose CEO & major shareholder has never been to New Zealand, got kicked off NZ's financial service providers' register and then got itself back on
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21 Feb 19, 5:00am
NZ companies, financial service providers and internet domain names embroiled in alleged crime wave at the centre of an extradition battle between the USA and Russia over Russian Alexander Vinnik
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30 Oct 18, 12:09pm
Residential property purchases by overseas buyers were declining before the overseas buyer restrictions were introduced
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24 Oct 18, 2:38pm
Ron Pol reflects on effectiveness issues revealed by the UK’s leaked AML/CFT evaluation & shares new visualisations of the ratings methodology that will be used to assess NZ’s regime
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17 Oct 18, 5:00am
When a customer is conned by a fraudster & in an out of character move sends significant sums of money overseas, does a bank have any AML-CFT Act responsibilities?
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28 Sep 18, 5:00am
Cayman Islands bank seeks its money back from New Zealand financial services provider and affiliated NZ company
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31 Jul 18, 12:08pm
Auckland-based money remitter Qian DuoDuo moved almost $95m from China to NZ without having enough information to trace transactions back to their originators
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24 Jul 18, 5:08pm
Government launches campaign to keep public in the loop as lawyers, accountants and real estate agents need to start complying with anti-money laundering rules
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21 Jun 18, 12:05pm
RBNZ says banks used by a third party to operate accounts for financial service provider Worldclear probably didn't know about the connection to Worldclear
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24 May 18, 10:36am
Ron Pol details his research revealing that anti-money laundering rules are almost completely ineffective
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14 Apr 18, 9:32am
Gareth Vaughan looks at MBIE's latest plans to clean up NZ's problematic Financial Service Providers' Register & reiterates his earlier call for the Government to abolish it
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16 Mar 18, 10:24am
Shell companies, the role of company and trust service providers, and alternative banking platforms highlighted in NZ Police money laundering report
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2 Feb 18, 3:30pm
Hurricanes sponsor and Wellington promoter Fullerton Markets quits the 'next financial hub of New Zealand'
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19 Dec 17, 12:28pm
Department of Internal Affairs issues formal anti-money laundering warning to company service provider operating through virtual office in downtown Auckland
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29 Sep 17, 3:33pm
Auckland company Ping An fined $5.29 mln for 'calculated and contemptuous disregard' for anti-money laundering laws
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7 Sep 17, 11:07am
NZ's Jetfield Networks & Larkstone Ltd, the US$142.5 mln tipped into the alleged Azerbaijani Laundromat, and their formally warned NZ company agent Equity Trust International
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2 Sep 17, 6:02am
Ron Pol sheds light on the legal profession & money laundering and argues anti-money laundering is manageable for law firms
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28 Aug 17, 10:54am
APRA launches independent prudential inquiry into governance, culture and accountability within ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia
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4 Aug 17, 5:02am
MBIE striving to diagnose whether a problem exists due to a lack of transparency on company and trust beneficial ownership
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24 Jul 17, 11:20am
Wairarapa Building Society looks at ways of countering the rising costs of cyber-security and anti-money laundering responsibilities
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