- Thursday, 9 April 2015
There has been a massive increase in the number of lawyers disciplined by their professional bodies for breaking the rules on money laundering, a Treasury report has found.
Tags: Law Society, money laundering, National Crime Agency, Treasury
Posted in Latest news, Legal Executives, Other lawyers, Regulation, Solicitors
- Tuesday, 16 December 2014
There is an increasing risk of law firms failing to have adequate systems and controls to prevent, detect and report money laundering and terrorist financing, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has warned.
Tags: money laundering, National Crime Agency, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Solicitors
- Monday, 8 September 2014
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is launching a crackdown on money laundering today, in conjunction with the National Crime Agency (NCA).
Tags: fraud, money laundering, National Crime Agency, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
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