BLL in the news — September 2021

An overview of our press this month

Jonathan Fisher QC discusses new powers for the Pensions Regulator

Jonathan Fisher QC recently spoke to White Paper Conferences about the Pensions Regulator’s new powers to investigate and prosecute pension fraud, introduced by the Pension Schemes Act 2021. Jonathan discussed how potent the Regulator’s beefed-up powers are, setting out his views on whether the new measures are a new and important innovation or a damp squib.

Jonathan Fisher is keynote speaker at AML and Financial Crime Conference

On 31 August, Jonathan Fisher QC was the keynote speaker at the Law Society of Scotland’s AML and Financial Crime Conference 2021.

Anita Clifford speaks to the Academy of Experts

On 28 September 2021, Anita Clifford was invited to speak to the Academy of Experts. Anita delivered a presentation on ‘Anti-Money Laundering for the Professional Expert’ where she discussed exposure to the principal offences of money laundering and the issue of reporting and professional privilege.

Anita Clifford quoted by Thomson Reuters on proposed amendment to Money Laundering Regulations

In an article published by Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence on 16 September 2021, Anita Clifford was quoted on the proposed expansion of the duty to report beneficial ownership discrepancies to Companies House.