Gary Pons writes for PLC magazine on The Criminal Finances Act 2017. The Act aimed to give law enforcement agencies new capabilities and powers to recover the proceeds of crime and to tackle money laundering, corruption and terrorist financing. However, two years on, the question arises of how successful this has been, and the extent to which it has assisted in making the UK a more hostile place to conceal the proceeds of crime. You can download a PDF copy of the full article here.
This article was first published in the December 2019 issue of PLC magazine and the original article, which is behind a paywall, can be viewed here.
Gary Pons is a talented and dedicated barrister who specialises in POCA, Asset Forfeiture and Business Crime. His approach to cases is distinguished by careful preparation and measured execution. Gary is ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for his work in proceeds of crime and asset forfeiture.