By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

NCA & OFSI investigating UK law firms for alleged sanctions breaches

Some law firms are under investigation by the UK National Crime Agency and OFSI over alleged involvement in breaches of UK sanctions, OFSI Director Giles Thomson is reported to have told the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Compliance Officers conference. He said a “very small minority” of firms are trying to help designated people and entities avoid sanctions, but a “larger …

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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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