Anti-Money Laundering

The Financial Action Task Force’s Mutual Evaluation Report of Hong Kong, published on 4 September 2019, is significant. A little history might assist in order to understand its significance and what...
November 2019
At the time of writing, N v RBS Plc [2019] EWHC 1770 (Comm) is the most recent reported judgment by an English court concerning a bank's contractual right to terminate a customer's bank...
September 2019
The Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”) and Asia-Pacific Group’s mutual evaluation report for Hong Kong is due to be published in September 2019, pending a quality and consistency review. It appears...
August 2019
At the time of writing, the Financial Action Task Force's mutual evaluation report for Hong Kong is due to be formally "delivered" in a plenary discussion (for publication later this summer),...
July 2019
The last twelve months have seen significant developments with regard to the local legislative regime to combat money laundering. These developments took place against the background of the Financial...
March 2019
An important appeal judgment in a failed judicial review challenge in Interush Ltd v Commissioner of Police has been handed down ([2019] HKCA 70, CACV 230/2015). The background to the case is...
February 2019