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Australian AML non-compliance cases against casino operators criticized by judge for slow pace

By Laurel Henning
  • 13 Feb 2023 02:54
  • 13 Feb 2023 02:54
Australia’s Crown Resorts, The Star Entertainment and SkyCity Entertainment are expected to see dates for hearings in the anti-money laundering lawsuits against the casino operators decided in June, after a Federal Court of Australia judge said today that delays in the three parallel lawsuits were “unacceptable.”
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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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