How A New Law Tightens The Screw On Dirty Money In The UK

By Syed Rahman (April 14, 2022, 5:50 PM BST) -- The much-lauded, heavily anticipated economic crime bill has now become law. To give it its full title, the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022, or Economic Crime Act, has become the government's considered attempt to halt the flow of dirty money to these shores.

Given that everyone with a passing interest in financial crime has been aware of the situation for many years, the fact that it took one nation invading another to make the act a reality doesn't reflect well on anybody involved.

Yet there are aspects of it that are certain to make many rethink the idea that...

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