Phase Two clips money launderers and corrupt officials

Sourced Content Wellington, June 3, 2018 Phase 2 of the Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime compliance begins taking affect from July 1, 2018. Phase 2 extends the AML/CFT regime to lawyers, conveyancers, accountants, real estate agents, sports and race betting, and certain high value dealers. Sectors are affected in stages, with lawyers and conveyancers required to comply…

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Government mulls ACC for sexual harassment victims

Radio New Zealand Wellington, June 3, 2018 The government is looking into whether it can extend ACC cover to victims of sexual harassment. Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice, Jan Logie, is having informal discussions with Minister for ACC Iain Lees Galloway about widening the provisions. Under current law, only people who have been sexually violated have access to…

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Clare Curran to attend Digital Conference in Singapore

Supplied Content Wellington, June 3, 2018 Digital Media and Government Digital Services Minister Clare Curran leaves for Singapore tonight on a four day visit to discuss the digital economy and digital transformation with Ministers and high level government officials from around the world. She will attend the invitation only ‘Straits Digital Exchange 2018.’ “The main topic at the Exchange aligns…

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Visa changes leave out current international students

Eva Corlett Auckland, June 3, 2018 Current international students who will not be affected by proposed post-study work changes could still be exposed to exploitation, advocates say. The government has proposed changes to work visas in response to concerns about the quality of education and study being used as a back door to residence. The changes could dramatically restrict the…

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