By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Lords amendments to AML parts of Sanctions & AML Bill

Yesterday, the UK Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill completed Report stage in the House of Lords, transcript here. Two key points: 1)     The Government was unsuccessful in seeking a broad power to create new criminal offences in an AML context. On the subject of “Henry VIII clauses” (powers for the executive rather than legislature to amend primary legislation), Lord Pannick…...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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