THE AML/CFT REGIME OF JAMAICA DOES NOT CONTRAVENE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF ATTORNEYS AND CLIENTS

On 10 February, a statement issued by FATF-style regional body, CFATF, advised that the highest court of appeal – the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council – had issued a ruling that the AML/CFT regime on Jamaica does not contravene constitutional rights of attorneys and clients.  This followed a case initiated by the Jamaican Bar Association (JBA) and the General Legal Council (GLC). 

https://www.cfatf-gafic.org/home/what-s-happening/776-the-judicial-committee-of-the-privy-council-jcpc-judgment-jamaican-attorneys%E2%80%93at%E2%80%93law-to-comply-fully-with-proceeds-of-crime-act-as-dnfis

https://www.buymeacoffee.com/KoIvM842y

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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