Sanctioned jurisdictions pose greater money laundering risk in HMT Notice

HM Treasury has published an Advisory Notice identifying a number of jurisdictions with “strategic deficiencies” in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regimes, and has advised firms to consider a number of measures in accordance with the risks. Of the 11-listed jurisdictions, 6 are currently subject to UN, EU or US sanctions (North Korea, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen)....

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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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