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Issue 27 January 2023
Read this issue for information on the prohibition on audit services and trust services to Russia, upcoming changes to the Register of Overseas Entities (ROE) Regulations, key points for the accountancy sector from recent changes to the Money Laundering Regulations, the risks of verification work relating to the ROE and access to new resources including a new AMLbites video. We also highlight useful helpline numbers and a demonstration of the upcoming new SARs portal.
Issue 26 November 2022
In our latest AML update we highlight the results of our recent thematic reviews on sanctions and COVID-19 support schemes. We also give an update on the Register of Overseas Entities and provide a link to the UKFIU’s recent webinar showcasing its new suspicious activity reporting portal. There is also a reminder about the range of AML resources that are available including our AML helpline.
Issue 25 July 2022
In this issue, we provide an update on proposed changes to the Money Laundering Regulations, give an invitation to the upcoming cryptoassets webinar and collate the resources issued in response to UK sanctions against Russia.
Issue 24 April 2022
In this issue, we summarise the resources issued in response to UK sanctions against Russia, highlight the implications of the Economic Crime Act and look at the risks associated with virtual assets in the seventh instalment of AML: The Basics.
Issue 23 December 2021
AML the essentials, issue 23 contains useful information on HMRC Agent accounts, the SARs online portal and Government’s Annual Report on AML supervision.
Issue 22 September 2021
AML the essentials, issue 22 contains new government consultations, guidance on engaging in financial activity in Afghanistan, new SARs resources and an inside look at the roles of experienced Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLROs).
Issue 21 June 2021
AML the essentials, issue 21 contains an invitation to our next live webinar, guidance on court orders (in conjunction with the Metropolitan Police) and an update on improvements to the SARs online portal.
Issue 20 March 2021
AML the essentials, issue 20 contains guidance on how to submit good quality SARs, red flag indicators shared by the Metropolitan Police and an invitation to attend an upcoming SARs webinar (which is being jointly hosted by the National Crime Agency). We have also summarised ICAEW guidance issued so far in 2021.
Issue 19 January 2021
This issue contains information on changes to sanctions list and legistaltion following the end of the transition period, as well as Suspicious Activity Reporting resources and money laundering risk alerts from the National Crime Agency.
Issue 18 October 2020
AML the essentials, issue 18 contains updated CCAB guidance and explanatory notes, a reminder on furlough fraud, and clarification on reporting discrepancies on the People of Significant Control register.
Issue 17 July 2020
AML the essentials, issue 17 contains our summary of the National Crime Agency’s assessment of serious organised crime and the key factors accountants should be aware of. The issue also contains advice on what to do if you suspect your client of COVID-19 fraud and our 2020 AML monitoring report, particularly useful if you have an upcoming monitoring review.
Issue 16 - April 2020
Issue 16 of our Anti-Money Laundering update includes a Guide to client due diligence during the Coronavirus outbreak, a new Source of wealth factsheet and a reminder of the recent changes to the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations.
Issue 15 - November 2019
Issue 15 of our Anti-Money Laundering update includes an update on the Fifth Money Laundering directive and two new pieces of supplementary anti-money laundering guidance from CCAB.
Issue 14 - August 2019
Issue 14 of our Anti-Money Laundering update includes a new electronic due diligence helpsheet and reports and resources from the Government, HM Treasury and the Law Commission.
Issue 13 - June 2019
This issue of our Anti-Money Laundering update includes new crypto-asset guidance, new helpsheets and highlights the Government’s consultation on corporate transparency and register reform.
Issue 12 - March 2019
This issue of AML – the essentials covers new Suspicious Activity Reporting resources, the legal status of cannabis and the Government’s new economic crime task force.
Issue 11 - November 2018
The eleventh issue of 'Anti-money laundering - the essentials' covers OPBAS, whistleblowing and anti-money laundering news such as the launch of the National Economic Crime Centre.
Issue 10 - September 2018
The tenth issue of 'Anti-money laundering - the essentials' covers: HMRC’s TCSP register, criminal record checks, the Fifth Anti-money laundering directive and contains useful resources from the FCA and NCA.
Issue 9 - March 2018
The ninth issue of 'Anti-money laundering - the essentials' covers: new HM Treasury guidance, firm-wide risk assessment and a new AML compliance review checklist.
Issue 8 - December 2017
The eighth issue of 'Anti-money laundering - the essentials' covers: firm wide risk assessment guidance, high risk money laundering circumstances, NRA update and guidance and the warning signs of money laundering campaign.
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