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NEW MONEY LAUNDERING THREATS FOR 2017

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With the rise of digital money laundering, the risk of a business getting caught up in such operations has never been higher. According to the National Crime Agency’s National Strategic Assessment of Serious and Organised Crime, while public consciousness of the dangers of cyber-crime has vastly i...
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PAYMENT REGULATIONS AND COMPLIANCE

Regulations have been laid before parliament to extend criminal law to help improve smaller businesses’ cash flow by put...
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MONEY LAUNDERING OBLIGATIONS AND PROPERTY PROFESSIONALS

A new watchdog to oversee the UK’s Anti Money Laundering (AML) regulations is to be created, placing more responsibiliti...
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THE FUTURE FOR CORPORATE LIABILITY

At the start of the year, the UK government announced consultations on the possible reform of corporate criminal liabilit...
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TRADING ABROAD AND MONEY LAUNDERING RISKS

Money laundering is only possible if the person wanting to commit the offence can find a means of carrying it out. To laun...
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UNAUTHORISED INVESTMENT SCHEMES AND THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) created new obligations on everyone working in banking, insurance and i...
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CARBON CREDIT FRAUD – AVOIDING THE PITFALLS

Four years ago, Rahman Ravelli was asked to write about carbon credits for an environmental magazine. It was a piece about...
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DEFENDING SFO ACCUSATIONS

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has had its critics. But it remains the major agency for investigatin...


TACKLING BUSINESS CRIME IN YOUR WORKPLACE

The costs of failing to prevent business crime can be numerous. Legal, financial and reputational pr...


THE ROLLS-ROYCE DPA – LESSONS THAT CAN BE LEARNT

After almost five years of investigations, Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay £671M to settle the briber...


THE SFO PROCESS AND HOW YOU CAN DEFEND ACCUSATIONS

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has had its critics, yet it remains the foremost agency for investiga...


IDENTIFYING AND INVESTIGATING INVESTMENT FRAUD

The former chief financial officer of Autonomy has been indicted in the US for allegedly defrauding ...


BRINGING A PRIVATE PROSECUTION

Fraud is estimated to cost the UK economy £193 billion a year. And yet this is not reflected in the...