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UK authorities issue red alert on Russia sanctions evasion typologies

Russia, United Kingdom - July 18 2022 On 13 July 2022, the National Economic Crime Centre, a multi-agency unit in the National Crime Agency (NCA), and the Office of Financial Sanctions…

Hayley Ichilcik, Shawna Pasquale, Gareth Rees QC

FRC report highlights shortcomings in UK modern slavery corporate reporting

United Kingdom - May 10 2022 On 25 April 2022, in collaboration with the UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, the Financial Reporting Council (“FRC”) published a report on…

Hayley Ichilcik, Stephanie Pong, Gareth Rees QC

UK Quarterly Review: Business Crime, Investigations, and Regulatory Enforcement

United Kingdom - April 28 2022 As the world watches in horror as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to unfold, the UK, as well as its allies and partners, has introduced a…

Hayley Ichilcik, Shawna Pasquale, Gareth Rees QC

Risks increase as UK government seeks to introduce strict liability for sanction breaches

United Kingdom - March 4 2022 At a time when sanctions are very much in the spotlight, the UK government has proposed amendments to its sanctions regime in order to introduce a…

Hayley Ichilcik, Richard Jerman, Gareth Rees QC

Ukraine crisis: UK Parliament targets opaque property ownership

United Kingdom - March 3 2022 In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UK government has brought forward legislation that aims to crack down on foreign owners laundering…

Danielle Hirsch, Hayley Ichilcik, Gareth Rees QC