Financial Crime Financial Crime

UK Economic Crime Bill a misnomer after legislative rush, former minister says

By Phoebe Seers
  • 09 Mar 2022 16:55
  • 09 Mar 2022 16:55
The fast-tracked UK legislation ushered in to tackle dirty money following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine “shouldn’t be called an Economic Crime Bill,” a former minister said today, given that it is more concerned with improving Land Registry disclosures. 

Former junior economy minister Theodore Agnew, who resigned in January partly due to

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