New UK sanctions reporting requirements now in force

As previously  reported, the UK has expanded the scope of requirements to inform HM Treasury of sanctions breaches (see previous blog), and those new requirements came into force yesterday (8 August 2017). The European Union Financial Sanctions (Amendment of Information Provisions) Regulations 2017 now apply to “certain businesses and professions” including “independent legal professionals”, law firms, auditors, casionos, dealers in...

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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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