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Counter-terrorist financing—key information for businessesThis Practice Note outlines counter-terrorist financing provisions (CTF), including the...
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Money laundering—key information for businessesThe Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002), the Terrorism Act 2000 (TA 2000) and the Money Laundering,...
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Fifth Money Laundering Directive—what’s changed? [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The Fourth Money...
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Reporting suspicions of money launderingThis document reflects draft Legal Sector Affinity Group (LSAG) AML guidance, published on 20 January 2021. It...
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Does an employer have a duty to report crimes committed by its employees?There is no general obligation placed on individuals or organisations to...
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Are tax offences predicate offences for the purposes of money laundering offences in the UK?This Q&A covers money laundering offences under the...
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What is the EU Directive on criminalising money laundering?Directive on criminalising money launderingOn 12 November 2018, the Directive (EU)...
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What is the ‘risk-based approach’ in relation to anti-money laundering, and what does it mean to me?The risk-based approach (RBA) is a core concept of...
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What is the definition of a 'transaction' in the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, SI 2017/692, specifically in relation to the obligation to carry...
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How do you undertake client due diligence (CDD) checks on an individual who is abroad, who you have never met and is not a PEP?STOP PRESS: Draft Legal...
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How do we carry out client due diligence under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, SI 2017/692 on a person who is unable to provide standard...
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Under the anti-money laundering regime, what is a transaction or matter which favours anonymity, and how should I deal with one?What is a...
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Will I breach my duty of client confidentiality by submitting a suspicious activity report (SAR) to the National Crime Agency (NCA)?Duty of...
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Given that we cannot rely solely on the PSC registers maintained at Companies House for CDD purposes, what else, in practical terms, can we use to...
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