THE RISE OF ASSET FREEZING ORDERS AND UNEXPLAINED WEALTH ORDERS

An article from Simmons & Simmons on 8 July set out to track the effectiveness of these UK powers in seizing the proceeds of crime and their uptake by law enforcement.  It notes the increased use Asset Freezing and Forfeiture Orders (AFFO), but notes that this brings with it some cause for concern, which the article lists.

https://www.simmons-simmons.com/en/publications/ckcenjmjro58f0a79qn0x2f3v/the-rise-of-asset-freezing-orders-and-unexplained-wealth-orders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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