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The changing Russia-Ukraine sanctions landscape - what it means for Australian businesses

Australia, Russia, Ukraine - April 7 2022 Navigating Australia’s sanctions regime is highly complex. The coordinated sanctions effort by Australia and other countries against the Russia…

Intan Eow, Edwina Kwan, Urszula McCormack, Cate Nagy, Dale Rayner

Responding to the Russia-Ukraine War - Updates to Australia’s autonomous sanctions regime

Australia, Russia, Ukraine - March 21 2022 Summary of Updates Russia The Minister has increased powers to name individuals and companies as “designated persons” and has named additional…

Hayley Johnson, Edwina Kwan, Urszula McCormack, Cate Nagy, Dale Rayner

Streamlining Australia’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Regime

Australia - June 18 2021 Commencing from 18 June 2021, certain amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (“AML/CTF Act”) and Anti-Money…

Hayley Johnson, Dale Rayner

The Financial Services Royal Commission legislation has passed - what has changed and what does it mean for you?

Australia - December 10 2020 The Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill 2020 (Bill) was passed today in both Houses with no amendments. It is anticipated…

Jim Boynton, Evie Bruce, Travis Toemoe, Mandy Tsang, Peter Yeldham, Sarah Yu

Freeing up lending - overhaul of responsible lending obligations

Australia - September 25 2020 On Friday 25 September 2020 the Treasurer Mr Josh Frydenberg announced significant reforms to the responsible lending obligations in the National…

Ian Paterson 1, Hal Bolitho, Evie Bruce, Katherine Forrest, Dale Rayner, Moira Saville