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Australia's The Perth Mint renews its defense of AML safeguards following fresh allegations

By James Panichi
  • 22 Mar 2023 05:55
  • 22 Mar 2023 05:55
The Perth Mint has again been forced to publicly defend its anti-money laundering safeguards, with the embattled gold trader’s chairman this week responding to fresh media reports alleging violations of Australia’s anti-money laundering legislation.

In a statement, The Perth Mint chairman Sam Walsh said that while he couldn’t comment on the details

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James Panichi

Senior Editor, Asia Pacific


James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the European operation of US political website Politico as an investigative reporter specializing in governance, transparency and lobbying.

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