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Industry perspectives on money laundering and financing of terrorism risks in non-financial sector businesses and professions

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Research and Public Policy Series no.122 part 2


The assistance of the many people and organisations who provided their time and expertise in carrying out this research and in preparing the report is gratefully acknowledged, including representatives of the Law Council of Australia, the Law Society of New South Wales, the Office of the Legal Services Commissioner of New South Wales, the Legal Services Commissioner of Victoria, the Law Institute of Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory Law Society, the Legal Services Commission, Queensland, the Queensland Law Society, the Law Society of Western Australia, the Law Society of South Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, the National Institute of Accountants Australia. the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board, the National Association of Accounting Technicians, CPA Australia, the Australian Property Institute, the Real Estate Institute of Australia, the Valuers Registration Board (Queensland), the Australian Capital Territory Office of Fair Trading, the Real Estate and Business Agents Supervisory Board and Settlement Agents Supervisory Board, the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia, the Australian Property Council, the Diamond Guild Australia, the Auctioneers and Valuers Association of Australia, the National Council of Jewellery Valuers, the Gemmological Association of Australia, the International Coloured Gemstone Association, the Minerals Council of Australia, the Institute of Internal Auditors Australia, the Association of Superannuation Funds Limited, the Insolvency Practitioners Association, the Tax Institute of Australia, the Financial Planning Association of Australia and the Committee of Business Incorporators Australia.

Appreciation is also extended to the staff of the Criminal Justice Division of the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department and the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) for their assistance in commenting on earlier drafts of this report.

The following former AIC research staff contributed to this publication—Carolyn Budd, Steve Hlavenka and David Rees.


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Walters J, Chadwick H, Choo K & Smith R 2013. Industry perspectives on money laundering and financing of terrorism risks in non-financial sector businesses and professions. Research and public policy series no. 2. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/rpp/rpp122-part2