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UK watchdog chases law firms over money laundering rules

The solicitor’s watchdog is pursuing law firms that have failed to fulfil anti-money laundering rules after evidence showed high levels of non-compliance.

UK watchdog chases law firms over money laundering rules
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It has written to 6,500 compliance officers for legal practices asking them to make a declaration that they have a firm-wide money laundering risk assessment in place.

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