There is a growing emphasis on the responsibility of firms to comply with the UK’s sanctions regime, with severe civil and criminal sanctions for non-compliance against a rapidly changing international landscape.

We can help your firm to understand your monitoring and reporting responsibilities and develop robust internal processes to ensure that you are compliant with sanctions legislation and regulatory expectations.


It has been fantastic working with Laurence Howland and Buckles Law. Laurence is very experienced in the anti-money laundering rules and regulations and is passionate about helping professional services firms effectively implement those rules into their practices. Laurence will go the extra mile for us and our clients and this is very much appreciated.


Sharon Cooke FCA CTA
Technical Director
2020 Innovation Training Limited

Penalties for laundering could take companies to the cleaners

By Laurence Howland | 03/08/2022 |

The Criminal Finance Act 2017 (CFA17) received Royal Assent in April 2017 and began to come into force on the 30 September the same year, with a rolling programme of measures designed to strengthen the ability of law enforcement agencies to tackle fraud, tax evasion and the movement of criminal cash and assets. The story…