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AML and Tax: Adapting to the changing environment

OECD, United Kingdom - March 23 2016 Governments and regulators globally are increasingly turning their attention to the use of AML systems to prevent tax evasion. In this briefing we…

Helen Buchanan, Gillian Eastwood, Ruby Hamid, Ali Sallaway.

Banking litigation on the horizon

United Kingdom - March 21 2017 There are a number of high profile banking cases coming to the High Court and appellate courts: we highlight a few of these as 'ones to watch' later…

Daren Hlaing, Simon Orton, Sarah Parkes.

FCA’s “Dear CEO” letter on AML failings at UK firms

United Kingdom - July 29 2021 The FCA has published a “Dear CEO” letter to retail banks on common control failings in AML frameworks (see here). The letter was sent on 22 May 2021…

Laura Feldman.

Climate change litigation: Where are the risks for financial services firms in the UK?

United Kingdom - March 4 2020 Until recently, global climate change litigation focussed on tort claims against energy companies and others whose activities are perceived to impact…

Anthea Bowater, Simon Orton, David Scott.

Enforcement actions against senior managers: liability, regime change and implications for firms

United Kingdom - July 15 2014 It is a cardinal principle of modern public life that, where something has gone wrong in an organisation, one or more senior individuals must be…

Sharon Grennan.