GARY INTERVIEWED special guest in the OF INTEREST PODCAST (AML-CFT law 10 year retrospective) Recently, top NZ financial journalist Gareth Vaughan approached me about doing a 10 year retrospective look back at evolution of our AML-CFT law. To which I
The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Australasian Chapter each year partners with the New Zealand Police Financial Intelligence Unit to organise New Zealand's premier anti-financial crime conference. Held at Te Papa Tongarewa, National Museum of NZ, Wellington, Gary
CoFI rules (the new "Conduct of Financial Institutions" law and licensing regime) will affect over 100 registered banks, licensed insurers, and licensed non-bank deposit takers (e.g. credit unions and some finance company lenders) who operate in or through New Zealand.
Unintended consequences? Public ownership register 'errs on side of transparency' - Minister (NZ Herald) Interview/article – published in the NZ Herald (largest circulation newspaper in New Zealand) by Matt Nippert senior journalist Print edition Wednesday, 23rd March 2022 Gary Hughes
Gary Hughes has been ranked as one of the best business crime, investigations, asset recovery and AML lawyers in NZ - by international directory Who's Who Legal 2021. Backed by sister publication Global Investigations Review, the WWL independent guide to
London’s 6th Annual Business Crime Conference – self reporting and engaging with a regulator or prosecutor
Gary capped off a busy November 2021 for excellent events by being invited to present at London’s 6th Annual Business Crime Conference. This event is hosted by 33 Chancery Lane, a leading boutique set of barristers chambers in London well-known for financial
David Lewis of the FATF in conversation with Gary Hughes, at NZ FIU conference 2021. The NZ Police Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) annual conference is probably the largest financial crime event in New Zealand or Australia (450+ attendees over 2.5 days)
Gary was an expert speaker at the Inaugural ACAMS AML & Anti-Financial Crime Conference - Australasia on 21 - 22, June 2021 held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney. Law enforcement officials and risk managers from both Australia and New Zealand came together in Sydney
Like so many conferences, the International Bar Association’s showcase annual event had to take place virtually due to Covid in November 2020.