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Acronyms

  • AAADA Australian Antique and Art Dealers Association
  • AAT Association of Accounting Technicians
  • ADIs authorised deposit taking institutions
  • AFP Australian Federal Police
  • AFSL Australian Financial Services Licence
  • AIC Australian Institute of Criminology
  • AML anti-money laundering
  • AML/CTF anti-money laundering/counter-terrorism financing
  • APESB Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board
  • API Australian Property Institute
  • ASIC Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • ATO Australian Taxation Office
  • AUSTRAC Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
  • BAS business activity statement
  • BSA Bank Secrecy Act
  • CALDB Companies Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board
  • CBIA Committee of Business Incorporators Australia
  • CDD customer due diligence
  • COAG Council of Australian Governments
  • CSA Chartered Secretaries Australia
  • DNFBPs designated non-financial businesses and professions
  • FATF Financial Action Task Force
  • FinCEN Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
  • GST goods and services tax
  • HKICPA Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • HMRC Her Majesty‚Äôs Revenue and Customs
  • ICAA Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • IPA Insolvency Practitioners Association
  • ITSA Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia
  • JFBA Japanese Federation of Bar Associations
  • LPP legal professional privilege
  • MFAA Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia
  • MIFA Master Investment Futures Agreement
  • ML/TF money laundering/terrorism financing
  • NAB National Australia Bank
  • NIA National Institute of Accountants
  • NSW OFT New South Wales Office of Fair Trading
  • OLSC Office of the Legal Services Commissioner
  • PCA Property Council of Australia
  • PCMLTFA Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act 2000
  • PEPs politically exposed persons
  • REIA Real Estate Institute of Australia
  • REI NSW Real Estate Institute of New South Wales
  • SARs suspicious activity reports
  • SOCA Serious Organised Crime Agency
  • TCA Trustee Corporations Association of Australia
  • The Tribunal Administrative Decisions Tribunal Legal Services Division

Legislation

  • AML/CTF Act Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth)
  • Corporations Act Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
  • Legal Profession Act Legal Profession Act 2004 (NSW)
  • Legal Profession Regulation Legal Profession Regulation 2005 (NSW)
  • Notaries Act Public Notaries Act 1997 (NSW)
  • PATRIOT Act Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act 2001 (US)
  • Pawnbrokers Act Pawnbrokers and Secondhand Dealers Act (1996) (NSW)
  • POCA 2002 UK Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (UK)
  • PSBA Act Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002 (NSW)
  • TAS Act Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (Cth)
Last updated
3 November 2017