Corporate Crime update – Summer 2021

Welcome to the Summer 2021 edition of our corporate crime update – our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanctions and related matters. Our update now covers a number of jurisdictions. Read more

European Commission announces new EU AML Package

On 20 July 2021, the European Commission (the “Commission”) announced a package of four legislative proposals (the “Package”) to strengthen its anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (“AML/CFT”) rules. Read more

CPS updates its approach to prosecutions for failure to report money laundering

The Crown Prosecution Service ("CPS") published its revised Money Laundering Offences Legal Guidance for prosecutors (the "Guidance") on 2 June 2021. The main changes to the Guidance pertain to section 330 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 ("POCA") which creates the offence of 'failure to disclose' when a person knows or suspects, or has reasonable grounds to knowing or suspecting, that another person is engaged in money laundering. Read more

Corporate Crime update – May 2021

Welcome to the May 2021 edition of our corporate crime update – our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanctions and related matters. Our update now covers a number of jurisdictions. Read more