Money laundering in the UK is treated extremely seriously. The consequences of failing to report suspected money laundering activity can be severe for individuals and businesses alike. If you need advice or representation in connection with any aspect of UK money laundering law contact us now.
Money Laundering Advice Lawyers London
This is a fast moving, complex, rapidly expanding area of law which affects individuals, professionals and businesses alike. It can involve prosecuting authorities as varied as the Department of Work and Pensions and HM Revenue & Customs.
We have extensive experience in this area of law. Three of our team have represented dozens and dozens of clients affected by Operation Rize (the seizure of 7,000 safety deposit boxes in London by SOCA in June 2008); we have secured the prompt return of the vast majority of our clients’ property and have represented those facing criminal proceedings, civil restraint and tax investigations with success.
UK Money Laundering Regulations
Even the most experienced, prudent professional or businessperson can unwittingly become a conduit for money laundering. The provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 have extended these situations, and HMRC anti-money laundering requirements which, if not met, can result in penalties and prosecution. This is very important, as it can affect your liberty (if a criminal prosecution follows), your professional/business reputation, and your financial situation.
Our team of experts can advise you on your existing anti-money laundering systems, can help you and your company set up systems with the latest cutting edge advice, and can ensure that you avoid non-compliance penalties and prosecution.
Contact our Specialist Anti-Money Laundering Solicitors
For further information or to speak to one of our top anti-money laundering solicitors please telephone us on 020 7387 2032, complete our online enquiry form, or contact Jeffrey Lewis, Leila Abdul-Rasool, Siobhain Egan, Miles Herman, Tony Meisels, Penny Muir or Keith Wood.