Compliance with money laundering obligations is one of the greatest challenges for solicitors in the UK today.
This practice note explains how client confidentiality is affected by the failure to disclose offence provisions in the Terrorism Act 2000.
The International Bar Association, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe and the American Bar Association have jointly issued a new guidance report on anti-money laundering.
From 1 October 2014, the NCA will reject consent requests that do not include reasons for suspicion or a statement regarding criminal property.
This practice note highlights the warning signs of mortgage fraud. It highlights the latest criminal methodologies and outlines how you can protect yourself and your firm from being used to commit mortgage fraud.
Following recent news reports into misleading debt collection practices, the Law Society has asked the Metropolitan Police to investigate Wonga.
AML Policy Officer Scott Devine provides an update on policy issues of note including the EU Fourth Money Laundering Directive and the outcomes of the recent Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Private Sector Consultative Forum held in Brussels.
Worldwide sanctions lists and other resources identifying high-risk jurisdictions
Our summary of recent decisions from the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal involving breaches of anti-money laundering requirements.
Internet dating scams and major drug dealing operations dominate this month's launderers in the news
Satnam Tumani examines the Court of Appeal's decision in Pace & Anor v R.
Our latest advice and tips for new money laundering reporting officers.
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The Risk and Compliance conference will examine the current compliance issues that are affecting firms and legal departments.
The toolkit contains a full range of draft policies, procedures and template forms which legal practices can adapt to their individual circumstances.
Solicitors needing legal advice on anti-money laundering (AML) compliance can access an online directory of solicitors who practise in this area and are willing to be contacted by other solicitors seeking legal advice.