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Overview

The course will examine issues relevant to the money laundering process and asset forfeiture. This will include a consideration of some common typologies/ case studies in the area and a consideration of the extent and impact of money laundering. It is intended to provide a critical appreciation of international initiatives and arrangements to counter money laundering and terrorist financing. It will cover relevant Commonwealth and State Laws and the requirements and arrangements for reporting various financial transactions and the obligations imposed on various entities under Australia's anti money laundering regime. It will include an overview of comparative anti money laundering and asset forfeiture regimes and include a consideration of legal and policy issues surrounding anti money laundering, terrorist financing and asset forfeiture.

Main Topics

  • Commonwealth and State Laws and requirements for reporting various financial transactions
  • The obligations imposed on various entities under Australia's anti money laundering regime
  • An overview of comparative anti money laundering and asset forfeiture regime
  • Legal and policy issues surrounding anti money laundering, terrorist financing and asset forfeiture.
Faculty Faculty of Law
Study Level

Postgraduate

Indicative contact hours

2

Conditions for Enrolment

Pre-requisite: Academic program must be 9200 or 9210 or 9230 or 5740 or 9220 or 5750 or 9285 or 5285 or 9231 or 5231.

Course Outline

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