Financial Crime Financial Crime

UK risks 'slower' and 'cumbersome' EU arrest powers post-Brexit, lawmakers told

By Martin Coyle
  • 03 Mar 2020 08:19
  • 03 Mar 2020 08:19

A failure to replicate existing reciprocal overseas-arrest powers with the EU would leave the UK with a slower and more cumbersome system, a senior police officer told lawmakers today.

The UK government said last week it was opting out of the European Arrest Warrant system as part of its departure from

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

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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