AML AND POCA ENFORCEMENT POST-BREXIT: Status Report on Agency Expectations, Priorities, Cooperation, and More

September 16, 2020 9:35am

Elizabeth Baker
Head of the Proceeds of Crime and International Assistance Division
Serious Fraud Office (SFO)

Gary Miles
Head of Economic Crime
Metropolitan Police

Debbie Price
Deputy Director
National Economic Crime Centre, NCA


Stuart Alford QC
Latham & Watkins LLP

  • What are the priorities of fighting financial crime and tax evasion post Brexit?
  • How agencies are preparing for the potential adverse effect of Brexit on investigations and prosecutions – in terms of resources, management, and speed of cases
  • How the agencies evaluate “cooperation” and “voluntary disclosure”: Trends in what meets the threshold and what doesn’t
  • How recent cases affect the future of POCA enforcement, including privilege and settlements
  • How the agencies will coordinate with foreign governments moving forward
  • The agencies expectations on adequate procedures to prevent economic crime