Compliance with money laundering obligations is one of the greatest challenges for solicitors in the UK today.
The Law Society has successfully lobbied the European parliament to allow financial institutions to continue to apply simplified customer due diligence to firms' pooled client accounts.
Satnam Tumani of Kirkland & Ellis examines the High Court's decision in Fletcher v Leicestershire Constabulary.
Amy Bell, Head of Risk and Compliance at QualitySolicitors, provides advice on what to do when you are dealing with an unrepresented party in a transaction.
Jo Riddick, Macfarlanes LLP’s compliance officer for legal practice and money laundering reporting officer, considers the potential impact of a register for beneficial owners of trusts.
Alison Matthews, former Chair of the Money Laundering Task Force and formerly money laundering reporting officer (MLRO) at Irwin Mitchell LLP considers the challenges of making your first SAR.
Anti-money laundering policy officer Scott Devine provides a brief insight into the Fourth Directive as the legislative process enters its final stages.
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