Monthly Archives: May 2015

Deadlier than the male

A little while ago, I wrote a post about the benefits of promoting more women to the Board (in short, it seems that companies with more female influence at the top act more morally).  But in the spirit of equality, … Continue reading

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SARs in tiaras

I love FIUs, you know I do.  But they do vary enormously in how they interpret (or, perhaps more realistically, can persuade the holders of their government purse strings to interpret) FATF Recommendation 29 that (my emphasis) “Countries should establish … Continue reading

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Leave it out

I’ve been mulling over this new register of persons with significant control, of which full details are given in Schedule 3 to the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015.  With regard to the register, and to quote from the Act, “the … Continue reading

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Taking the register

Last week I mentioned that the UK now has a new Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, which is coming into force in stages.  It’s a little way off yet, but with all eyes firmly on the inevitable approach of … Continue reading

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Glad tidings of bearers

Rather lost in all the run-up to the election and the excitement around my holiday, the UK’s Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015.  It’s something of a ragbag of an Act, but … Continue reading

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