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20 Apr 2017
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Podcast – anti-bribery regimes around the world

In the first of a new series of audio interviews, Amos Wittenberg speaks to Viv Jones of Eversheds Sutherland solicitors about international anti-bribery regimes. Viv wrote recently for KYC360 on Kenya’s latest piece of anti-bribery legislation.

18 Apr 2017
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Proposals to introduce a public register of overseas-owned UK property – what you need to know

The register would be the first of its kind in the world. It would detail the name, nationality, country of residence, year and month of birth, contact address, and nature and dates of control of beneficial owners; although if owners were able to show that making particular details public would put them at risk of harm then they could ask to have them omitted.

12 Apr 2017
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Catching Mr Big – a new approach from the UK authorities

The history of catching celebrity criminals is one of periodic innovation by law enforcement and legislators. The UK Criminal Finances Bill (CFB), due to come into law later this year, contains a few attempts at such innovation, although at the same time it underlines shortcomings in the prosecutorial approach and does little to paper over inherent technical limitations.