The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) reviewed 60 reporting entities’ compliance with independent audit requirements and concluded that there is room for improvement for everyone.
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Keep your staff up to speed with AML training
Staff training is one of the key requirements of an AML/CFT programme. It's important for your staff as it gives them the knowledge and skills they need to help your company meet its AML obligations.
Your annual AML/CFT report is due between 1 July and 31 August 2023. Get started now!
As sponsor of the AML SUMMIT, we joined 400+ AML/CFT professionals live and online at the two-day conference.
High-value dealers prohibited from buying or selling goods with cash transactions of $10,000 or more.
Record-keeping is a vital part of your AML/CFT programme, as it is the source of truth for all your activities. Without good records you cannot prove to external auditors and the Supervisors that your company is doing AML and that you are compliant.
Each reporting entity under the AML legislation must lodge their annual AML/CFT report with their Supervisor any time between the 1st of July to the 31st of August, for the year ending June 2022. Remember, there are no extensions to this deadline.
Finding your AML auditor is one of the first steps to take when it comes to preparing for your three-yearly AML audit. But to make sure you're as ready as you can be, there are a couple of key areas you have to look at beforehand. In this blog you'll find my quick run-down of the important things you need to do before you have your AML audit, and an opportunity to download our free guide to AML Audits.
If the time for your AML audit is rapidly approaching, the most important question at the forefront of your mind should be: who will be my AML auditor?
Every year the AML Summit brings together New Zealand's AML/CFT professionals, experts, and industry leaders. We were there in the thick of it, and have pulled together some of the highlights from the two days. See our recap of the event, below.
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