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The Star Entertainment faces third Australian class action over money-laundering failures

By Laurel Henning
  • 07 Feb 2023 01:01
  • 07 Feb 2023 01:01
Australian casino operator The Star Entertainment Group is facing a third class action from shareholders over the company’s failure to comply with anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism finance measures.
In a statement from Melbourne-based firm Phi Finney McDonald, which launched the lawsuit, the case aims to recover shareholder losses for investors

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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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