Nathan Lynch

Nathan Lynch is Asia-Pacific manager, Regulatory Intelligence, for Thomson Reuters.
Australia standing proud — and increasingly alone — as property haven for international criminals 

Australia standing proud — and increasingly alone — as property haven for international criminals 

Canberra has made it clear that Australian gatekeeper professions are open for business. Any kind of business. But ...
FATF Chance: Senators tackle Australia’s status as paradise for white collar criminals

FATF Chance: Senators tackle Australia’s status as paradise for white collar criminals

For 15 years political parties have blocked action on stopping money laundering through Australia. Labor is ...
AUSTRAC muzzled by Canberra as Australia defies global money-laundering authorities

AUSTRAC muzzled by Canberra as Australia defies global money-laundering authorities

AUSTRAC has held Australia’s largest companies to account while other regulators with vastly more resources ...
Dirty money leaks shine a spotlight on kleptocrats devouring our economy

Dirty money leaks shine a spotlight on kleptocrats devouring our economy

An unprecedented leak of thousands of files from the US government’s most confidential financial intelligence ...
Westpac’s pursuit of profit “placed children directly at risk of harm”

Westpac’s pursuit of profit “placed children directly at risk of harm”

In 2018, when Westpac executives skimped on embedding proper controls to track financial crimes, they earned ...
Swerving SWIFT: the story behind Westpac’s money-laundering calamity

Swerving SWIFT: the story behind Westpac’s money-laundering calamity

Bankrolling pedophiles, facilitating massive money-laundering schemes and terrorist-financing have branded ...
FATF caves in as Australia keeps propping up property market with black money

FATF caves in as Australia keeps propping up property market with black money

Nathan Lynch investigates the dark side of Australia's 30-year economic miracle — credit growth, real estate and ...
Anti-money laundering reforms thwarted by “vested interests”, say Greens

Anti-money laundering reforms thwarted by “vested interests”, say Greens

Financial crime expert, Nathan Lynch, follows up on his earlier report this week 'Sluice Gate money-laundering ...
Sluice Gate – money laundering and real estate shape as an election issue

Sluice Gate – money laundering and real estate shape as an election issue

Most Aussies, especially first homebuyers, would be furious to learn they're competing for houses with people who ...
Australia’s whistleblower laws in the balance, as parliamentary deadline looms

Australia’s whistleblower laws in the balance, as parliamentary deadline looms

For advocates of whistleblowing reform, there's a lot on the line today. It's the last sitting day of parliament ...
Government flip-flops again on money-laundering, counter-terror finance laws

Government flip-flops again on money-laundering, counter-terror finance laws

THE AUSTRALIAN government has again reneged on its international commitment to pass new money laundering laws to ...
CBA’s BankWest takeover debacle and APRA’s “appalling” regulatory fail

CBA’s BankWest takeover debacle and APRA’s “appalling” regulatory fail

When the HBOS Group collapsed in 2008, UK taxpayers were left to fund a £17 billion bank bail-out. It was a ...

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