Anti-money laundering bulletin - Autumn 2016

Regulatory Update


In this issue, we provide updates on anti-money laundering news and enforcement action, both in the UK and internationally, including:

  • HM treasury publishes advisory note on money laundering and terrorist financing controls in overseas jurisdictions
  • FCA publishes its annual anti-money laundering report for 2015/16
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority publishes Risk Outlook for 2016/17
  • FCA issues policy statement on financial crime reporting
  • HM treasury publishes memorandum and consultation on the transposition of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive into UK law
  • National Crime Agency publishes the national strategic assessment of serious and organised crime 2016
  • FCA speech by Megan Butler on a more effective approach to combatting financial crime
  • ABI checklist on effective counter fraud measures
  • Home Office response to consultation on reform of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regime