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26 results for: criminal finances act
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The UK Supreme Court has dismissed the final appeal made against the first ever Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) obtained by the National...
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On 7 October, the National Crime Agency (NCA) announced that for the first time it has successfully used an Unexplained Wealth Order...
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On Wednesday the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced that it had used its first listed asset order (LAO) to seize £500,000 of jewellery,...
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The UK is set to go ahead with a £100m investment in improving anti-money laundering systems, funded by a “levy” on financial...
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The National Crime Agency’s (NCA) use of unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) has faced recent high profile defeats in both the High Court...
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In April this year, we commented on the first setback by the National Crime Agency (NCA) in their use of unexplained wealth orders...
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The National Crime Agency (NCA) has suffered its first major setback in the use of Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs), as its attempt to...
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Hot off the heels of their success in the Court of Appeal, upholding the first unexplained wealth order (UWO) obtained in the UK, it is...
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HMRC has released an update on its investigations of the relatively new corporate criminal offence (CCO) of failure to prevent the...
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The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal against the first Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) issued in the UK, potentially paving the...
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The wife of the former chairman of the international bank of Azerbaijan has been in the Court of Appeal challenging the unexplained...
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On 8 November 2019 the National Crime Agency (NCA) successfully defended its first contested application for Account Forfeiture Orders...
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The UK Financial Intelligence Unit (UKFIU) has published its Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) Annual Report for 2019. This report...
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On Thursday 26 September the UK Court ruled that the subject of the first set of unexplained wealth orders (UWO) in the UK, the wife of...
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The National Crime Agency (NCA) announced on 14 August 2019 that it has obtained account freezing orders (AFOs) over eight bank accounts...
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On 24 July 2019 the National Crime Agency (NCA) obtained its fourth unexplained wealth order (UWO), which it announced on 31 July 2019....