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Annual money laundering supervision fee for accountants rises 130%

HMRC is increasing its anti-money laundering supervision fees from 1 May to fund enhancements to the service. The £130 [...]

Standard Chartered fined $1.1bn for money-laundering and sanctions breaches

Standard Chartered has been ordered to pay $1.1bn (£842m) by US and UK authorities to settle allegations of poor [...]

London’s property a ‘weak link’ in fight against money laundering

HMRC has conducted fewer than 55 investigations against estate agents for breaches of the UK’s money laundering regulations in [...]

What money laundering?

The AML supervisors still seem in denial about money laundering, says OPBAS’s Alison Barker The accountancy sector and many [...]

‘Historic day’ for whistleblowers as EU agrees new legislation

The European Parliament and EU Council have agreed a pathbreaking piece of legislation that will help protect whistleblowers around [...]

£100bn of property in England and Wales is secretly owned

New analysis reveals that more than 87,000 properties in England and Wales are owned by anonymous companies registered in [...]