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TABCORP slammed with AUD$45 million penalty for anti-money laundering violations

Gambling corporation TABCORP has agreed to pay AUSTRAC (Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre) a AUD$45 million dollar penalty after failing to comply with anti-money laundering regulations. It’s the largest civil penalty ever in corporate Australia. Federal Court judge Nye­Perram yesterday ruled that TABCORP had contravened the Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 108 times […]

GRC Solutions’ Certified Compliance Professional courses in Nairobi and Dubai a big success

The GRC Solutions Singapore team has conducted another two highly successful runs of the Certified Compliance Professional course, in Nairobi, Kenya and Dubai, UAE. Covering a total of 18 compliance practitioners across these jurisdictions, GRC Solutions continues to prove to be a valuable partner to the compliance profession, working alongside industry and regulators to upskill […]

Jetstar and Virgin ordered to pay fine for misleading “drip pricing” practices

The Federal Court has fined Jetstar Airways AUD$545,000 and Virgin Australia $200,000 for breaching the Australian Consumer Law. Both companies were penalised for drip pricing, whereby customers are drawn in by the promise of cheap products only to be saddled with additional fees and charges. Drip pricing is the practice of advertising an attractive price […]

Oz Harvest CEO CookOff 2017

From GRC Solutions CEO Julian Fenwick: Thank you to all those who supported me again in this year’s OzHarvest. The combined culinary skills and fundraising efforts of Australia’s top chefs and CEOs came to fruition as close to $1.7 million was raised at OzHarvest’s CEO CookOff held at The Cutaway, Barangaroo. The fundraising total will allow […]

Hong Kong’s former leader, Donald Tsang, jailed for 20 months for misconduct

Hong Kong’s former Chief Executive, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, has become the city’s highest ranked official to be put behind bars. Mr Tsang, 72, was found guilty of misconduct in public office for failing to disclose a conflict of interest involving a property developer, Bill Wong Cho-bao, and the granting of broadcast licences. The high profile […]

Privacy laws are tightening

A new amendment to privacy laws will require organisations to notify customers of data breaches. The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 was passed by Parliament on 13 February 2017. The amendment requires organisations to notify individuals and the Australian Information Commissioner where data breaches are likely to result in serious harm. Failure to […]

Complimentary Webinar Fintech Regulatory Development in Asia: Pressure and Expectations

Seasons Greetings from the team at GRC Solutions

Julian Fenwick is interviewed at the Singapore FinTech Festival

Whitepaper: The future of compliance training
Whitepaper: Scientifically proven brain rules that work in training

Why All This Hostility To Compliance Training?

How Adaptive Compliance Training Reduces Fatigue

Julian Fenwick and Richard Bistrong discuss Challenges and Trends in Anti-Bribery Risk Management

Julian Fenwick and Richard Bistrong discuss Anti-Bribery & Compliance in Australia & Asia

An Australian perspective on Anti-Bribery and Enforcement with Richard Bistrong

Third Party Due Diligence – Understand and Implement an Effective Compliance Program

Jane Ellis and Richard Bistrong discuss Anti-Bribery and Enforcement in Australia

The five critical stages of policy management

Data Protection and Information Security – an update from Heather Tropman

Data Protection and Information Security – an update from Heather Tropman

Data Protection and Information Security – An update from Geoffrey Stackhouse

Data Protection and Information Security – An update from Stephen Dunkerley

Data Protection and Information Security compliance forum Part One

Data Protection and Information Security compliance forum Part Two

Expanding on Anti-bribery laws and compliance – an update from Jane Ellis

Social Learning Strategies for Compliance Training

Risk Management – an interview with Alf Esteban

Ethics and compliance – an interview with Dr Stuart Palmer

Anti-bribery laws and compliance – an interview with Jane Ellis