Rahman Ravelli’s Neil Williams outlined to Thomson Reuters’ Regulatory Intelligence the problem of laundered Russian money in the UK and the lack of an effective response from the authorities.
Neil expressed the view that while the financial backing may not yet have been made available to conduct in-depth investigations, progress could be made if the necessary resources were allocated – and if there was a determination from government to tackle the issue.
His opinions on the problem reaching a tipping point were used in an article that assessed the Wolfsberg Group's proposed steps for developing an anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing programme.
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