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ACCC: nearly 6,000 businesses affected by scams in 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s Targeting Scams report reveals that Australian businesses lost a total of around $3.8 million due to scams in 2016. The Report ranks the most common types of scams, including ransomware (when a hacker holds a user’s computer hostage with rogue software), business email compromises schemes, false billing and […]

GRC Solutions wins LearnX award for tenth straight year by partnering with ANZ

GRC Solutions is very pleased to announce that, in conjunction with ANZ Bank, we have won: Platinum Award for Best Compliance Training Project at the 2017 LearnX Impact Awards. The LearnX Impact Awards recognise the exceptional impact of organisational learning, technology and performance in the compliance space. ANZ has launched a major initiative to invest […]

Singaporean national found guilty of trade sanction violations

A US court has sentenced a Singaporean national to 40 months’ imprisonment for his role in exporting radio frequency modules to Iran that were later found in bombs in Iraq. 43 year old Lim Yong Nam pleaded guilty last December to fraud charges related to US sanction violations for his role in routing over 6,000 […]

GRC Solutions runs successful Certified Compliance Professional course in Harare

The GRC Solutions’ Singapore team has successfully run another Certified Compliance Professional (CCP) course, this time in Harare, Zimbabwe, providing core compliance skills and knowledge to local compliance practitioners. The Certified Compliance Professional is a five-day learning course that covers topics such as Values and Ethics, Global Regulatory Frameworks, the ISO 19600 Compliance Management Standard, […]

TABCORP slammed with AUD$45 million penalty for anti-money laundering violations

Gambling corporation TABCORP has agreed to pay AUSTRAC (Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre) a AUD$45 million dollar penalty after failing to comply with anti-money laundering regulations. It’s the largest civil penalty ever in corporate Australia. Federal Court judge Nye ­Perram yesterday ruled that TABCORP had contravened the Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 108 […]

Jetstar and Virgin ordered to pay fine for misleading “drip pricing” practices

The Federal Court has fined Jetstar Airways AUD$545,000 and Virgin Australia $200,000 for breaching the Australian Consumer Law. Both companies were penalised for drip pricing, whereby customers are drawn in by the promise of cheap products only to be saddled with additional fees and charges. Drip pricing is the practice of advertising an attractive price […]

Complimentary Webinar Fintech Regulatory Development in Asia: Pressure and Expectations

Seasons Greetings from the team at GRC Solutions

Julian Fenwick is interviewed at the Singapore FinTech Festival

Whitepaper: Scientifically proven brain rules that work in training
Whitepaper: The future of compliance training

Why All This Hostility To Compliance Training?

How Adaptive Compliance Training Reduces Fatigue

Julian Fenwick and Richard Bistrong discuss Challenges and Trends in Anti-Bribery Risk Management

Julian Fenwick and Richard Bistrong discuss Anti-Bribery & Compliance in Australia & Asia

An Australian perspective on Anti-Bribery and Enforcement with Richard Bistrong

Third Party Due Diligence – Understand and Implement an Effective Compliance Program

Jane Ellis and Richard Bistrong discuss Anti-Bribery and Enforcement in Australia

The five critical stages of policy management

Data Protection and Information Security – an update from Heather Tropman

Data Protection and Information Security – an update from Heather Tropman

Data Protection and Information Security – An update from Geoffrey Stackhouse

Data Protection and Information Security – An update from Stephen Dunkerley

Data Protection and Information Security compliance forum Part One

Data Protection and Information Security compliance forum Part Two

Expanding on Anti-bribery laws and compliance – an update from Jane Ellis

Social Learning Strategies for Compliance Training

Risk Management – an interview with Alf Esteban

Ethics and compliance – an interview with Dr Stuart Palmer

Anti-bribery laws and compliance – an interview with Jane Ellis