The Big Picture: Anti-money laundering - is regulatory change on the horizon?

Tuesday 8 December 2020

Authors: Alix Boberg, Blair Keown and Fran Burley

​​​​A significant upcoming report will put anti-money laundering back in the spotlight in 2021. 

The report is expected to identify areas for improvement and – most likely – will prompt change to the AML regulatory framework and the strategic priorities of AML​ supervisors.

In advance of this report, New Zealand’s AML supervisors have signal​led an increased appetite for enforcement action for breaches of the AML/CFT Act. ​

In this environment, New Zealand businesses should be reviewing their own compliance with the AML/CFT Act.

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  • David Craig

    Partner Wellington
  • Blair Keown

    Partner Auckland
  • Alix Boberg

    Senior Associate Auckland
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