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45 results for: financial crime
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Prompted by the crisis in Ukraine, the UK Government has announced that it will bring forward the Economic Crime Bill. It has also...
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A House of Commons briefing paper, published on 22 February 2022, has criticised the use of Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs).The paper...
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced its first ever seizure of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) as part of a £1.4m VAT fraud...
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On Thursday 10 February, the House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on economic crime in the UK, which summarises recent...
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We recently commented on a fortnight of fast-paced developments in the economic crime space. As we observed, it appears that (despite...
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Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has issued a call for a new register of foreign-owned properties in the UK, citing the fact that the...
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There have been so many developments in the realm of “economic crime” in the last two weeks that it has been hard to keep up.To summarise...
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The UK government has indicated that UK banks will be required to provide refunds to victims of “push payment” fraud (also known as “APP”...
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On Wednesday the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced that it had secured a corporate conviction against GPT Special Project Management...
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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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A new Freedom of Information Act request served on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed that so far in 2020 the FCA has...
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Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has reportedly made its first arrest of a person in connection with suspected furlough fraud.The...
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The Council of the European Union (the Council) has called for a series of cross-continent actions designed to tackle financial crime....
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Last week, HMRC announced plans to penalise company directors who intentionally breach the rules of the UK Government’s furlough scheme...
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In a report published yesterday, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has set out the “unprecedented global challenges” facing...
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The surge in Covid-19 related financial crime necessitates an urgent international response, a leading banking association has said. We...