Topic: Unexplained wealth orders

UK lawyers point out holes in new property register

Speaking to GIR about a new registry for overseas owners of UK property, lawyers said that while the transparency rules are theoretically beneficial, certain glaring loopholes leave it vulnerable.

18 August 2022

UK politicians: UWOs have been “spectacularly unsuccessful”

A parliamentary committee has concluded that the UK’s underfunded law enforcement agencies have failed to effectively utilise unexplained wealth orders.

30 June 2022

UK proposes laws to strengthen economic crime enforcement

The raft of proposed legislative changes includes giving the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) greater teeth by introducing strict liability for sanctions offences.

01 March 2022

Outgoing UK minister: Government has delayed financial crime reforms

25 January 2022

NCA pursues high-profile corruption cases despite setback

23 November 2020

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