Anita Clifford

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Anita Clifford comments on Chinese underground banking for Moneylaundering.com
A recent Crown Court decision has determined that almost the entire turnover of unlicensed money transmission may be confiscated following conviction.
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Anita Clifford quoted on the journey of the UK’s Unexplained Wealth Orders
In a fascinating exploration of the UK’s experience of Unexplained Wealth Orders by Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) published on 20 April 2021, Anita was quoted alongside other financial crime practitioners on the impact of the recent dismissal...
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Anita Clifford
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Anita Clifford in CityAM on NatWest de-risking crypto customers
On 26 April 2021, Anita Clifford was quoted in CityAM on NatWest’s recent decision to offload customers that accept cryptocurrency.
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UK commits to global corruption sanctions regime this year
The UK government has committed to introducing a global corruptions sanctions framework later this year. It is likely that persons wherever located can be designated on the basis that there is a ‘reasonable suspicion’ they are involved in corruption.
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A UK Eye on US AML Reform
Recent reform of anti-money laundering law in the US has implications for the UK. Foreign bank account subpoenas and cross-border SAR sharing is permitted.
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Anita Clifford in Insurance Day on Sanctions
On 4 February Anita Clifford, Barrister and Principal Associate, was published in Insurance Day commenting on the post-Brexit UK sanctions regime and likelihood of more assertive enforcement action.
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Anita Clifford on furlough fraud in BBC News and BBC Radio 5 Live
Barrister and Principal Associate Anita Clifford commented on how furlough fraud can be committed and what companies can do to avoid enforcement action on BBC Radio 5 Live ‘Wake up to Money’ on 13 January 2020.
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Wrongful trading — a civil contravention with a money laundering implication?
Speed read: The wrongful trading suspension ended on 30 September 2020 and it is important that company directors keep in mind the offence in section 214 of the Insolvency Act 1986.
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The impact of a person’s OFAC designation in the UK
Speed read: Anita Clifford considers the scope for enforcement of OFAC designation against UK persons.
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Furlough Fraud and Professional Advisers
Speed read: Fraud on employee support schemes is a focus for enforcement authorities in the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
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