The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Denton Hall is calling for the Government to be "more proactive and imaginative" in its initiatives to prevent money laundering.
Partner Robert Finney claims implementation of EC money laundering legislation imposes an unfair burden on the City and financial businesses.
At a seminar last week, he said that money laundering provisions extend the duty to report suspicions of wrongdoing without extending protection for breach of client confidentiality. Also, an institution cannot cease acting once it has reported a suspicion, yet if it continues to act and transfer funds it may be exposed to third party claims to these funds.