Money Laundering

John Binns writes for Money Laundering Bulletin discussing the Register of Overseas Entities

As of 1 August 2022, beneficial owners of overseas entities that purchase a property in the UK must be identified by a verification agent, regulated under the Money Laundering Regulations. BCL’s John Binns writes for Money Laundering Bulletin discussing the interplay of the new obligations with an existing registration, and whether ineffective implementation could prove counterproductive.

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Anti-Money Laundering (AML): Advice to Clients

In the latest of our legal guide series, BCL partner John Binns discusses the three distinct categories of people that can potentially need anti-money laundering advice:

  • those who are suspected of an offence
  • those who are otherwise involved in an investigation, i.e., a complainant or a witness
  • those who need advice on how best to comply with the law
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John Binns has been quoted in GIR’s article on HMRC’s increased interest in the higher-value cases of law enforcement

According to Global Investigations Review enforcement statistics, the average amount in account freezing orders and account forfeitures obtained by HM Revenue and Customs has more than doubled in the last four years. BCL partner John Binns has been quoted in GIR’s article, discussing HMRC’s increased interest toward the higher-value cases of law enforcement.

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