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Factbox: The Australian Financial Crime Regulator’s Accusations Against Westpac

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX) has been accused of 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering law, with regulators saying the company enabled payments from convicted child sex offenders and “high risk” countries over half a decade. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians walk past a branch of the Westpac Banking Corporation in central Sydney, Australia

Campaign finance reports show neck and neck fundraising

Candidates in the remaining runoff elections in Terrebonne and Lafourche are neck and neck in terms of fundraising numbers and the people who have contributed to their campaigns. Those on the ballot Nov. 16 were required to file another round of campaign finance reports with the state today, detailing their donations and expenses from Sept.

How an Interior Designer Entertains

Known for being a hostess extraordinaire, award-winning Dallas designer Michelle Nussbaumer believes that a fabulous fête starts with captivating ingredients—and she’s not talking about food. “It should be a multisensory experience when you come to someone’s house, from the music to the candles,” says Nussbaumer. It also pays to have as much done before guests

Architect’s lawsuit over One World Trade Center design to proceed

Two years after Georgia-based architect Jeehoon Park sued four groups behind the development of One World Trade Center in New York City for allegedly ripping off one of his designs, a Manhattan judge is allowing three of Park’s claims to move forward into a discovery phase. The lawsuit, which was filed in Manhattan federal court against Chicago-based

Rice architect, sustainability director on mass timber construction

Rice University recently announced plans for what could be the first so-called mass timber building in Houston. Mass timber construction, an alternative to concrete and steel, uses engineered wood for the structural components of a building, reducing its carbon footprint, experts say. The movement toward this type of construction is on the rise. As of

Homes and gardens events around Portland: Dahlia festival, iris sale and more

Story and Stroll: a.m.-: p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through Sept. . This program integrates nature exploration, art, literature, movement and outdoor play. Register in the Nature Center minutes before the program starts. Tryon Creek State Natural Area, S.W. Terwilliger Blvd.; oregonstateparks Free Garden Tours at Pittock Mansion: a.m.- p.m. second and fourth Saturdays of each month through

Triple Five Group Hires Second Executive From Neiman Marcus’ Fashion Ranks

Triple Five Group, the developer, owner and manager of West Edmonton Mall, the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., and the upcoming American Dream in East Rutherford, N.J., on Monday said it has hired Ty LaRoche, former fashion market editor responsible for women’s ready-to-wear of Neiman Marcus, as creative director of fashion and design. La Roche