Tom Keatinge, Anton Moiseienko, Florence Keen, David Artingstall, and Helena Wood
This report considers how the UK AML regime should develop after the conclusion of the 2018 Financial Action Task Force Mutual Evaluation of the UK, to drive forward an approach that genuinely protects the UK’s financial integrity in practice (rather than in theory).
Western governments are shedding their inhibitions about naming and shaming states suspected of infiltrating their critical national infrastructure. This is a good step, but should be just the beginning.
EU leaders are gathering in Brussels for a historic summit. But apart from tackling the problem of Britain and of immigration pressures, the heads of state and government will have to engage in a much bigger healing exercise between the European Union’s Western and Eastern members.
Two contrasting parliamentary reports into the draft Investigatory Powers Bill were published last week. The Intelligence and Security Committee was largely critical of proposals, while the dedicated Joint Committee had a more positive view. What next for the bill?