Panama Papers: NZ to hasten completion of anti-money laundering regime

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 30 May 2016

By Pattrick Smellie May 30 (BusinessDesk) - The furore over the Panama Papers is hastening completion of New Zealand's anti-money laundering regime, with lawyers and other professionals to be targeted. Prime Minister John Key told his post-Cabinet press conference that a remaining chunk of legislation to complete the country's AML obligations will be hurried through. "There's no question that's as a result of the debate around the Panama Papers and wider global debate," Key said, following reports by Television New Zealand and Radio Ne...

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