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Money Laundering: UK Law and Guidance

Find out more about UK law and guidance.

Money laundering regulations 2017

The Government has published regulations transposing the 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive into UK law. 

Firm-wide risk assessment methodology

Firms are required to take the appropriate steps to identify and assess the risk that they could be used for money laundering, including terrorist financing.

New Criminal Finances Legislation

This has an impact on the SARs regime, asset recovery and introduces the corporate offence of failure to prevent tax evasion.

The CCAB Guidance

This is the authoritative guidance, by which accountants and their firms may be judged, ultimately by disciplinary tribunals and the courts of law.

CCAB has published its Economic Crime Manifesto and accompanying case studies.

Guidance on Reporting to NCA

HM Treasury

Other Current Guidance