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May 17, 2024
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The Serious Fraud Office Unveils Ambitious Five-Year Strategy to Combat Financial Crime

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has released its “SFO Strategy 2024-29,” outlining an ambitious plan to tackle financial crime, fraud, and corruption amidst rising casework and […]
May 15, 2024
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UK Mortgage Approvals on the Rise Amidst Market Challenges

UK Mortgage approvals on the rise. In the unfolding narrative of the UK’s property market, March 2024 has marked yet another month of ascending mortgage approvals, […]
May 13, 2024

Australia Announces $166 Million AML Reform

Australia announced $166 Million AML reform. The Australian government is allocating $166.4 million in the upcoming federal budget to bolster its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing […]
May 8, 2024

Law Firms Urged to Remain Vigilant as Suspicious Activity Reports Decline

The legal profession is being urged to maintain vigilance in identifying suspicious activity in property transactions after research indicated a 13% year-on-year decline in the number […]
April 22, 2024

HM Treasury Seeks Refinement of Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

HM Treasury is currently re-evaluating the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017 (MLRs), with the aim of enhancing “proportionality” and adding “additional […]
April 19, 2024

Major Fraud Ring Busted: Eight Arrested in £8 Million Scheme

In a significant crackdown on financial fraud, a few weeks ago, authorities arrested eight individuals linked to an organised crime group accused of swindling nearly £8 […]
April 3, 2024

Financial Conduct Authority Issues Stern Warning to Firms on Anti-Money Laundering Efforts

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a stark warning to the chief executive officers of Annex 1 firms, underlining significant lapses identified in recent assessments […]
March 31, 2024

AI Technology Fault At Centre of Uber Eats Dispute

In a landmark case that highlights the complexities and potential biases of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace, a food delivery driver has secured an undisclosed […]
March 26, 2024

International Money Laundering Network Unravels Following Major Investigation

In a landmark operation by the National Crime Agency (NCA), a major international money laundering network has been hit with a confiscation order. Abdullah Alfalasi, identified […]
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