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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 observed that the “introduction of UWOs represents the latest advance in the steady expansion of the extraterritorial powers of UK criminal courts and law enforcement agencies over financial crime, money laundering, and corporate crime.”

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