Home Office Policy paper on terrorism acts in 2019

The threat to the UK was driven by a number of factors which affect terrorist intent and capability, with a number of suppressive factors affecting the threat at the time. In 2019, these included domestic and international counter-terrorism efforts such as the...

SEC modernisation of beneficial ownership reporting

The proposed amendments would modernize the filing deadlines for initial and amended beneficial ownership reports filed on Schedules 13D and 13G. It also would deem holders of certain cash-settled derivative securities as beneficial owners of the reference equity...

House of Commons briefing on economic crime

The House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on economic crime in the UK summarising recent research, analysis and Government action. The paper highlighted the extent of economic crime in the UK can reasonably be said to run into the tens of...

Basel paper on nexus between corruption & ML

The Basel Institute of Governance paper targets the nexus between corruption and money laundering. Scholars and practitioners observed how offshore financial centers and financial infrastructures have become central in facilitating corruption and other criminal...

Chatham House report on UK’s problem with kleptocracy

The Paper details the laundering of monies and reputations by elites from Eurasia’s kleptocratic states, and the material and reputational damage rendered to the UK’s sovereignty and democracy. It includes removing legal loopholes, establishing transparency in...