Anti money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing compliance

We advise clients across Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Cyprus in relation to all aspects of anti-money laundering (AML) compliance and terrorist financing regimes as implemented locally.

We have an in depth knowledge of matters related to suspicious transactions monitoring and reporting, every aspect of the client on-boarding process (including matters related to introduced business arrangements).

We are instructed by individual clients and some of the most recognised international law firms on contentious cases where we have to make various applications to the local regulators in various proceeds of crime cases. We work very closely with our litigation department in this area. 

We have unrivalled experience in dealing with cases involving investigations, corporate crime and fraud. In many instances, clients look to us to advise them on aspects of civil, criminal and regulatory risk in Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Cyprus. Our extensive experience of cross-border international disputes and regulatory proceedings assists international companies across the world. We regulatory advise and act in regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and where necessary white-collar criminal prosecutions. Within the jurisdictions where we operate, out team assist in relation to investigations, asset tracing and recovery, global data protection regulations, money laundering, terrorist financing and fraud and bribery and corruption.

We do various pro bono work within this sub-practice to ensure that relevant persons within the various jurisdictions are compliant with the local law and regulation.

We are in frequent contact with the local Egmont regulators in the jurisdictions where we practice.