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Fraud by false representationFraud by false representation applies to a broader range of conduct than the offences under the preceding legislation...
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The offence of causing grievous bodily harm with intentWounding or causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent is triable only in the Crown Court...
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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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Counter-terrorist financing—key information for businessesThis Practice Note outlines counter-terrorist financing provisions (CTF), including the...
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Getting the Deal Through: Anti-Money Laundering 2020Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Denmark;...
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Introductory guide to the UK and EU AML/CTF legal and regulatory regimesThis Practice Note provides a guide to the elements of the European and UK...
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AML and counter-terrorist financing timelineSTOP PRESS: Draft Legal Sector Affinity Group (LSAG) AML guidance was published on 20 January 2021. It...
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