By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

OFSI, FCA & Bank of England statement on sanctions & crypto

The UK financial regulatory authorities (OFSI, FCA and Bank of England) released a Joint Statement on 11 March 2022 to reiterate that the cryptoasset sector must comply with sanctions. The Statement: Said that financial sanctions regulations do not differentiate between cryptoassets and other forms of assets, and circumventing sanctions through cryptoassets is a criminal offence under the Money Laundering Regulations …

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About Michael O'Kane

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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