Fraser Sinclair is the AML Auditor in our Financial Compliance team.
Money laundering is rarely out of the press these days. And for good reason. Money laundering is not only a serious offence in itself but it is linked to criminal activities such as human-trafficking and terrorist financing. That's why anti-money laundering (AML) is high up the list of priorities for the UK and Scottish Governments. As the Professional Body AML Supervisor for law firms in Scotland, my colleagues and I are focused on a range of activities to ensure effective and efficient AML supervision of the Scottish legal profession.
The AML Certificate is a crucial part of our toolkit, which with the co-operation of our members, has delivered valuable insight. You can read the headline results below.