Criminal Finances


25 Apr The Criminal Finances Bill – the buck stops at the top!

When introducing this Bill in October of last year, the government announced that it would significantly improve the ability:(i) to tackle money laundering and corruption,  (ii) recover the proceeds of crime and (iii) counter terrorist financing.   The Bill, promised in the 2016 Queen’s speech, purports to meet these ambitions by focusing on four key categories.     A. Improving the recovery of the proceeds of crime including international corruption.   As presently drafted...

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