UK to consider new powers for Treasury to tackle sanctions breaches

The Home Office and HM Treasury have published the Economic Crime Plan, 2019 to 2022, which sets out a plan for combatting economic crime, including tackling breaches of financial sanctions. The key points are: By July 2020, HM Treasury will clarify whether powers are necessary to enable private sector supervisors to take enforcement action where there are deficiencies in sanctions …

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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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