Compliance with money laundering obligations is one of the greatest challenges for solicitors in the UK today.
Negotiations were unexpectedly concluded on Friday 15 December, signaling possible future changes to the EU’s AML regime.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) will be issuing a data-collection questionnaire to all firms at the start of next year.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) has issued its user guidance for SAR Online.
On 26 October, the UK published its second National Risk Assessment of anti-money laundering risk exposure across various services sectors.
The new Money Laundering Regulations 2017 have brought about several significant changes to how legal practitioners should comply with their anti-money laundering (AML) obligations.
The EU Financial Sanctions Regulations 2017 impose new obligations on independent legal professionals.
Our summary of recent decisions from the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal involving breaches of anti-money laundering requirements.
Solicitors should report frozen assets belonging to a designated person to HM Treasury.
The regulations, which come into force on 8 August, will extend to 'independent legal professionals' and other 'relevant businesses.'
A round-up of money laundering in the headlines.
Our latest advice and tips for new money laundering reporting officers.
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