UK: FACTSHEET – ECONOMIC CRIME AND CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY (ECCT) BILL

)n 22 September, the Home Office blog carried a post containing this factsheet, saying that the UK  Government committed to bringing forward this further Bill to deliver a suite of wider-ranging reforms to tackle economic crime and improve the transparency of corporate entities.  The new Bill would involve –

  • Reforms to Companies House, including identity verification and broadening the powers of Companies House;  
  • Reforms to prevent the abuse of limited partnerships, including Scottish limited partnerships, to make them more transparent;
  • Additional powers to seize and recover suspected criminal cryptoassets;
  • Reforms to give businesses more confidence in sharing information to tackle money laundering and other economic crime, including by allowing certain businesses to directly share information more easily, that could be a third-party; and
  • New intelligence-gathering powers for law enforcement and removal of unnecessary burdens on business.

https://homeofficemedia.blog.gov.uk/2022/09/22/factsheet-economic-crime-and-corporate-transparency-ecct-bill/

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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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