Proceeds of Crime

Can the UK Solve its ‘Money Laundering” Problem with the Proceeds of Medicinal Cannabis? – John Binns and David Hardstaff write for IPI Magazine

BCL partner John Binns and Associate David Hardstaff’s article ‘Can the UK Solve its ‘Money Laundering” Problem with the Proceeds of Medicinal Cannabis?’ has been published by International Pharmaceutical Industry Magazine.

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‘Russian elite and criminal money fully integrated in UK, Parliament committee finds’ – Money Laundering Bulletin

BCL partner, John Binns was interviewed by Money Laundering Bulletin for their latest article ‘Russian elite and criminal money fully integrated in UK, Parliament committee finds’.

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What to Do When Faced With a Production Order or a Disclosure Notice: Proceeds of Crime Act Investigations Guide

The range of powers available to investigators under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) is extensive. While there is some overlap with powers available for other investigations, the fact that a case involves one of the issues with which POCA is concerned makes a significant difference to what investigators can do.

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UK Summary Forfeiture Guide: What to Do about Seized Cash, Detention of Listed Assets, Account Freezing Orders, and More

An increasing number of people are finding themselves on the receiving end of summary forfeiture proceedings in the magistrates’ court, a system that is designed to be simple and efficient from the point of view of law enforcement, but which carries significant risks for the owners of the property at stake.

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