The managing director and chief executive of the Australian stock exchange, Elmer Funke-Kupper, has resigned from his position over allegations that he was aware of attempts to bribe Cambodia’s Prime Minister during his time as CEO of gaming operator Tabcorp.

Funke-Kupper has resigned from his position as CEO of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), a role he has held since 2011, as he fights allegations that he knew of an AUD$200,000 payment made to Cambodian PM Hun Sen in 2009.

At the time Tabcorp was exploring a business opportunity relating to Cambodia’s sports betting market ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup...

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