SRA fines law firm MLRO for AML breach

SRA fines law firm MLRO for AML breach

Ian Ryan Partner - Business Crime and Regulatory TwitterLinkedIn Following our recent report that the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 were not being used to prosecute in the regulated sector, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has acted in its capacity as a...
Law enforcement drops the ball

Law enforcement drops the ball

Ian Ryan Partner - Business Crime TwitterLinkedIn Kyle Phillips Associate - Business Crime and Regulatory TwitterLinkedIn A recent Freedom of Information Request to the MOJ by the Howard Kennedy Business Crime team elicited the rather startling response that only 5...

SARs, seizures and the Met’s solution

Hannah Hooper Solicitor - Howard Kennedy LinkedIn Money laundering is a big problem. It destabilises financial markets, facilitates organised crime and funds terrorism. The best available estimate of the amount of money laundered worldwide is equivalent to some 2.7%...