AUSTRAC adjourn Westpac (ASX:WBC) case

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by Rachael Jones

On Monday Westpac (ASX:WBC) and AUSTRAC appeared in the Federal Court for a case management hearing in relation to the anti-money laundering regulator’s proceedings.

The both parties told the Court that discussions regarding a Statement of Agreed Facts have started, and the Court adjourned the matter til late February or early March 2020.

Westpac has made a number of changes to its transaction monitoring and is continuing to review its processes and report to AUSTRAC suspicious matters that are identified.

Shares in On Monday Westpac (ASX:WBC) closed 0.33 per cent higher at $24.35 yesterday.