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ASIC cancels Everest Asset Management's AFSL

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
ASIC has canned the AFS Licence (AFSL) of the asset management firm linked to a massive money-laundering operations. Everest Asset Management, which was licensed to service wholesale clients, will no longer be operational. ASIC said it revoked the AFSL ...

Court approves wind up of Prospero Markets

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024
... in December 2023 after it failed to lodge its financial accounts. The investigation was sparked by an Australian Federal Police operation that saw several of Prospero's former officers and responsible managers charged with money-laundering offences ...

ASIC takes further action on Prospero

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
... officers and responsible managers of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives issuer Prospero are embroiled in Australian Federal Police's investigation into seven syndicate members who allegedly laundered nearly $229 million known as "Operation Avarus-Nightwolf". ...

ASIC cracks down on Prospero for reporting failures

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2024
... 8 and ASIC said Prospero is cooperating with the investigation. In November 2023 it was reported the Australian Federal Police (AFP) had raided the Melbourne offices of Prospero Markets as part of an investigation into money laundering. According to ...

Super funds consider future of PwC contracts

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUN 2023
... a watchful eye on developments. As reported by Financial Standard, Treasury has referred PwC to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for investigation. Australian Treasury Secretary Steven Kennedy announced the matter, in which PwC senior partners shared ...

Melissa Caddick declared dead by coroner

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 26 MAY 2023
... despair." This, it was deemed may have made her susceptible to suicidal intent. In relation to ASIC and the Australian Federal Police's conduct during the search of Caddick's home, the magistrate said she did not consider them to have done anything wrong ...

Treasury hands PwC tax scandal to AFP

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAY 2023
... A formal investigation into the embattled PwC will commence following Treasury's referral to the Australian Federal Police (AFP). Australian Treasury Secretary Steven Kennedy announced the matter, in which PwC senior partners shared information obtained ...

Data sharing laws updated in response to Optus breach

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 7 OCT 2022
... believed to have had 100 points of identification released online. Just yesterday a man was charged by Australian Federal Police for attempting to blackmail more than 90 people who had their information exposed, claiming he would commit financial crimes ...

Macquarie responds to term deposit scam

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
... login pages about this scam." "We also reported this scam to the relevant authorities, including the Australian Federal Police. "The banking industry has seen a significant increase in scams and fraud in recent years, and unfortunately the impact of ...

ASIC takes property development group to court

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
... raised from the investors, some of which ASIC alleges was used for personal use by the defendants. The Australian Federal Police and ASIC executed search warrants on a residential premise and business premises on 17 December 2020. Freezing orders have ...
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