Criminal Law Posts

The Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) states that to be an admitted lawyer, a person must be a “fit and proper” person. But what does this mean in practice?

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News of Barangaroo Crown Casino’s alleged non-compliance with AML/CTF laws late last year raises the perennial question of how to best regulate the gambling industry.

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The AML supervisor for banks is investigating TSB Bank and another institution for failures in their risk assessments and compliance programmes.

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Whether you are a business operating exclusively in New Zealand, or an Australian business with a presence in New Zealand, the new Privacy Act 2020 will have an impact.

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The unprecedented move for entire workforces to work remotely has introduced unique risks to cyber and data protection. These were addressed in a recent Thomson Reuters webinar.

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The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) is one of three Anti-Money Laundering regulators in New Zealand. Last month, the DIA’s 5th major High Court case moved towards a conclusion, and it confirms an increasing trend to keep individuals on the hook for compliance failings.

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Legal experts are warning companies to beef up their cybersecurity defenses as COVID-19 presents new opportunities for fraudulent email, increased phishing and other risks related to the rise of employees working from home.

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