Tax transparency continues to be an area of focus and priority for the financial industry. The recent FinCen leaks put it back on the agenda for anyone who thought tax evasion was a risk of the past. Regulatory expectations around financial institutions’ role in fighting tax evasion is growing across the globe. In the UK the introduction of criminal offences for failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion, was a milestone development. With successive measures, firms must ensure they are compliant.
It’s been nearly 4 years since the implementation of the Criminal Finances Act 2017. Join our expert panel discussion covering:
- The main provisions of the Corporate Criminal Offence (CCO) legislation with particular emphasis on international aspects and outsourcing;
- Challenges around the implementation of CCO and how to avoid criminal liability through successful implementation of reasonable procedures;
- Review of CFA 2017 and CCO in the context of wider global developments, such as DAC6, FATCA/CRS, BEPS & enablers legislation.
On the panel:
Samuel Dean - HMRC lead for Corporate Criminal Offence
Ali Kazimi – Managing Director at Hansuke Consulting
Kate Nicholson – Head of Tax at Brewin Dolphin
Moderator: Katarina Cook – Chair ACAMS UK Chapter, Head of Financial Crime at Brewin Dolphin
1 ACAMS Credit *only active ACAMS members in the UK will receive the credit upon attendance of the entire event.