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Would Your AML/CTF Reporting Stand Up to AUSTRAC Audit Scrutiny?

Barringtons understands that AML/CTF Reporting Training has traditionally been as exciting as watching paint dry. Our improved AML/CTF Training gives you more. More interactive, engaging and visually stimulating content means you will retain more. With greater retention and attention to the key reporting requirements, you are less likely to expose your club to penalties. Clubs and hotels need to assess the risk of money laundering and terrorism financing and address such risks and the ...




AUSTRAC Reporting for Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorism Financing Made Easy

An AML/CTF Advisory Service enables a “reporting entity” to readily demonstrate that it is taking all efforts to comply with its legislative obligations and not facilitating money laundering or terrorism financing through the provision of its "designated services". They can offer assistance on how to respond to regulatory action and assist in preparation for a regulatory inspection or audit to ensure standards are met in the areas of; customer records in relation to know your customer ...




Helping You Through the Compliance Minefield

Few would argue that the Australian Liquor and Gaming industry is one of the most highly compliance regulated industries. With compliance or the lack of it, comes the risk of exposure to loss and litigation. The legislative compliance in the club industry is largely driven by regulators, law enforcement or WorkCover Authority- each with their inbuilt fines and penalties for non-compliance. Compounding the risks, you are also exposed if the contractors that work in and around your Club are ...




Case Study - The Business Development Manager and the Raffle Rorts

Information was provided by staff to Management that a Business Development Manager was stealing Club monies and property whilst carrying out their duties at a western Sydney Club. As a result of this information, Management carried out initial inquiries and found a number of irregularities in respect to goods allegedly purchased by the BDM for prizes in raffles and promotions and those that were actually used for that purpose. One piece of information related to a laptop computer that ...




Case Study – Covert Surveillance Investigation - Bundles of Cash Pocketed in Clear Sight

Barringtons was asked to conduct an investigation into gaming area clearance discrepancies at a Country Club. After a review of the gaming lounge and surveillance of staff activities on two particular days we were of the opinion that a “live” review is was not possible under the circumstances. An application was made to theLocal Courtfor an authority to install four (4) covert surveillance cameras. We recommended three (3) cameras inside the gaming area of the Country Club and one (1) in ...


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ACAMS (Tharwal Aboriginal Corporation Aboriginal Medical Service) is located in the suburb of Airds in the Macarthur region of south western Sydney. Their mission is to move forward to provide a quality service that combines traditional values with commitment to enhance health and wellbeing for Aboriginal communities of the Sydney South Western region.

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From 1 March 2015, Liquor & Gaming NSW (L&GNSW) is required by Part 5 of the Gaming and Liquor Administration Act 2007 to publish on its website notices of certain decisions by the Secretary of the Department of Justice (the Secretary) or the respective L&GNSW delegate.