10 May 2017
January 2019 is a far more realistic date than July 2018 for bringing lawyers into the requirements of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism legislation, the New Zealand Law Society says.
The Law Society has presented a submission on the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Amendment Bill to the Law and Order select committee. The bill proposes that Phase 2 of the AML/CFT law applies to lawyers from 1 July 2018.
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