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Criminal Finances Act 2017 provisions to come into force tomorrow

On 12 October 2017, the government published the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017 (“the Regulations”), which will bring into force several more sections of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the “Act”) on 31 … Continue reading

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Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17 passed by Parliament

The Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17 received royal assent on Thursday 27 April. The Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the “Act”) (for the text of the Act, click here) is intended to “tackle money laundering and corruption, recover the proceeds of crime … Continue reading

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UK: Proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 would offer protection from civil liability to those reporting suspicions of money laundering

The House of Commons is currently considering the Serious Crime Bill 2014 (the “Bill”), which proposes amendments to various pieces of existing criminal legislation, including the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (“POCA”).

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