New FCA guidance on sanctions

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has published new guidance on how to prevent financial crime, including sanctions violations. Part 1 contains advice on how to comply with sanctions in the UK, and Part 2 gives examples of good and poor sanctions practice. The FCA suggests that firms clearly allocate responsibility for sanctions compliance to a sufficiently senior person, assess local...

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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