Identifying counterfeit euros – consultation decision HM Treasury (HMT) have published the results of their consultation on the UK’s implementation of European Union (EU) Regulations 44/2009 and 45/2009, requiring Currency Exchange Offices and Money Transmitters to have procedures in place selectively to check euro notes and coins using an approved method. Following the consultation, the […]
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.
Decision on appeal against registration under the Money Laundering Regulations 2003
A First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) decision regarding registration of businesses under the Money Laundering regulations 2003 has now been published.
HMRC had recently sent out a letter to all Money Service Businesses (MSBs) to tell them about their intention to publish an online MSB register by the end of 2009. This register is currently being developed and will be called the MSB online registration check.
Steve O’Neill of Business Tax Centre has been chosen to be a part of HMRC’s supervisory forum for Trust and Company Service Providers. This is the second such forum organised by HMRC, the first being one for large money service businesses.
HMRC has published its Code of Practice for supervisory purposes for visits to businesses under Money Laundering Regulations (COP28). This Code of Practice tells you what you can expect from HMRC Supervisory staff and what they expect of you when they visit your business under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.
This guidance is being sent to Money Service Businesses (MSBs) with a copy of the first direction issued under the Counter Terrorism Act 2008 Schedule 7 which affects them and will shortly be included in Public Notice MLR8: Preventing money laundering and terrorist financing.
All UK businesses regulated under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007, whether Money Service Businesses or other regulated persons should treat transactions associated with Iran as situations that by their nature can present a higher risk of money laundering or terrorist financing
HMRC today announce an increase of the annual registration fee for businesses registered under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 to £120. The sectors affected are Money Service Businesses, High Value Dealers, Trust or Company Service Providers and Accountancy Service Providers.
This note is to alert all Money Service Businesses (MSBs) to HM Treasury’s new powers to issue directions under the Counter Terrorism Act which came into force on 26 November 2008.