The 4th Money Laundering Directive ("MLD 4") came into force in the EU on 26 June 2017. On that date, the UK implemented the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 to transpose MLD 4 into UK law.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Regulation must first be formally adopted by the Council, and signed by the Presidency of the Council and the President of the European Parliament, before becoming legally binding.
Kristy Grant-Hart is a compliance and data privacy thought leader specialising in transforming compliance departments into in-demand business assets.
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 17 January 2020 the UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") updated its Operational Handbook to include a new chapter on evaluating a compliance programme
On 17 January 2020, the UK Serious Fraud Office updated its Operational Handbook regarding Evaluating a Compliance Programme (the Handbook).
Fenwick Elliott LLP
The above general principle is, however, subject to a major exception in relation to Statutory Requirements.
In our previous podcast, we looked at organisational governance arrangements. Central to effective governance is accurate and targeted data and, as we approach 2020
Travers Smith LLP
In the first contested prosecution under section 7 of the UK's Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act"), a Londonbased interiors company has been found guilty of the 'corporate offence' of failing to prevent bribery.
Why is compliance so challenging? How does a truly global compliance framework look like? What does the future hold for compliance professionals?
Business relationships with family members and known close associates of a PEP are also subject to greater scrutiny.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman and Nicola Sharp examine the merits of compliance committees and how improving your compliance measures can help you, even while you are under investigation, in global corruption cases.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
When faced with a crisis organisations will often reach for the apparent solution of an inquiry to look at the problem
Pinsent Masons LLP
The consultation closes on 21 September 2017, and the FCA expects to publish its new rules early next year.
Clyde & Co
The decade since the enactment of the Legal Services Act 2007 (the "LSA") has seen significant regulatory reform in the legal sector...
Companies operating share plans globally need to keep up to date with the tax and legal issues around the world, so that they can remain compliant.
On 7 September 2016, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority announced new whistleblowing rules for banks, building societies, credit unions and some investment and insurance firms, in response to public demand for greater banking accountability.
Clyde & Co
Following the enactment of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 (the Act) on 1 April 2017, the provisions of the Policing and Crime Bill reported in our previous article, OFSI: the new OFAC, have now entered into force.
Latham & Watkins
Following a two-year investigation, Tesco PLC has announced that its subsidiary Tesco Stores Limited had agreed in principle the terms of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the UK Serious Fraud Office.
Anteriormente, el cumplimiento era una función reservada de administración, recibiendo poca atención por parte de la Junta.
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