Archive for January, 2011

29.01.11 Pilot scheme to give law enforcement agencies access to MSB register

January 28, 2011  |   General News & Cases,HMRC News and Guidance   |     |   0 Comment

A new scheme is being piloted to give police and other law enforcement agencies access to information held on HMRC's Money Service Business (MSBs) register. Under the scheme each month agencies will be given details of all Money Service Businesses in their area held on the MSB register. The register is ...

20.01.11 UK identity cards can no longer be used to confirm identity under MLR

Under the Money Laundering Regulations businesses need to carry out customer due diligence on their customers. This involves asking to see documentary evidence of a customer's identity. Since November 2008 the UK Borders Agency (UKBA) has issued an ID card to migrants from countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). From ...