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How Not to Become a Criminal, or, Preventing the Facilitation of Tax Evasion
14 July 2017
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The United Kingdom’s new criminal offences of failing to prevent the facilitation of UK or foreign tax evasion merit immediate attention from sponsors.
The offences, expected to be brought into force after the summer, have global reach and the potential to catch the unwary and impose unlimited financial penalties.
This update considers the impact of the criminal offences on those working in the funds industry and provides guidance on what to do next.
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