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By John Binns
The last decade or so has seen the job of detecting financial crime in the UK increasingly outsourced to businesses and professionals in the private sector.
By Paul Morris, David Hardstaff
It has been widely reported that complainants in cases involving allegations of rape and other sexual offences are being asked to complete consent forms and hand over their mobile phones to the police...
By Caroline Mair
The so-called "Troika Laundromat" fraud, uncovered after one of the largest banking information leaks ever, highlights the ever-growing importance for those within the regulated sector to implement robust CDD policies...
By Michael Drury
Turkey has failed in a final attempt to extradite a dispossessed media proprietor to Ankara to face financial charges allegedly related to the 2016 failed military coup.
By John Binns
An increasing number of people are finding themselves on the receiving end of summary forfeiture proceedings in the magistrates' court ...
By Julian Hayes, Andrew Watson
Since the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR') and the related Data Protection Act 2018 (‘DPA 2018') came into force, the world of technology has unsurprisingly continued its onward march.
By John Binns
A high-level review of confiscation law may hold the promise of real change.
By Shaul Brazil
Law360, London (March 26, 2019, 7:55 PM GMT) -- This week's Brexit voting deadline could propel Britain out of the European Union without a regulatory safety net in April,
By Michael Drury, Natasha Sammy
A nearly 10% increase in the number of Suspicious Activity Reports (‘SARs') received by the UK Financial Intelligence Unit (‘UKFIU') between April 2017 to March 2018.
By John Binns
For many people who receive or are served with a Crown Court Restraint Order, this will be the first time they have had anything to do with the criminal justice system.
By John Binns
The Attorney General's Office has published the government's response to a call for evidence on the impact of social media on criminal trials, which concludes that social media
By Serena O’Dea
BCL's Serena O'Dea discusses the House of Commons' Treasury Select Committee report, entitled ‘Economic Crime – Anti-Money Laundering Supervision and Sanctions Implementation' ...
By Richard Sallybanks, Jonathan Flynn
Richard Sallybanks and Jonathan Flynn look at the considerations which can arise when entering into co-operation agreements under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005.
By Hannah Raphael
There has been a notable lack of FCA enforcement in the crypto sector to date.
By Paul Morris
Suspects are blighted by years under investigation. Their names should be kept secret until they are charged