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Invitation: Whistleblowers Voices of Justice International Conference 10 May 2019 

Jonathan Fisher QC will speak on the UK perspective on whistleblowing at an international conference to be held on 10 May 2019 in London. The conference has been organised  by the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity at Coventry University, in cooperation with the international law firm Constantine Cannon,...
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Publication of Anita Clifford’s chapter in new anti-money laundering handbook

The second edition of Anti-money Laundering Compliance for Law Firms has recently been published by Ark Group, with the inclusion of a chapter written by Anita Clifford . The publication is a handbook and guide which provides advice to law firms on the practical implementation of the European Union...
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WCCC law reform idea featured in Law Society Gazette

On 14 May 2018, the Law Society Gazette shone a spotlight on the current state of fraud enforcement in England & Wales. Its feature 'Scam Busters' noted the growing demand for specialist fraud lawyers and recent developments in the area of white collar crime, ranging from legislative development to...
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Vanessa Reid quoted in STEP

Unexplained Wealth Orders, introduced into the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in January 2018, may be enforced extraterritorially. A STEP article, published on 12 April 2018, explores their potential to capture non-EEA Politically Exposed Persons and for UK authorities to seek assistance from Guernsey counterparts. Quoted at length, Vanessa Reid...
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Jonathan Fisher QC quoted in the FT

The Treasury Committee has launched an inquiry into money laundering, the FT reported today. Some £90 billion is said to be laundered through the United Kingdom. Asked by the FT for expert comment on the state of the money laundering regime, Jonathan Fisher QC commented on the low rate...
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