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Comment: New UK financial-crime measures must be backed up with funds for enforcers

By Martin Coyle
  • 28 Feb 2022 17:12
  • 28 Feb 2022 17:12
A UK move to introduce new economic crime laws will be welcomed after years of dithering, but any new legislation must be matched by meaningful funding to help embattled enforcers.

The government will tomorrow set out measures to be put before lawmakers designed to crack down on suspect money flowing through the UK’s financial

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Martin Coyle

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Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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