25th July - Law News

2401st Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: For years Arron Banks has styled himself as the bad boy of Brexit, a man who poured millions of pounds into UKIP and the Brexit campaign from his personal fortune, made from a multitude of businesses. The jewel in the crown - perhaps his diamond business, with mines in Southern Africa and a shop in Bristol. He denies allegation of bribery in Lesotho over mining interest.

Focus of the Day Story:
High numbers of low-quality suspicious activity reports (SARs) are making it difficult to investigate money laundering, the Law Commission has warned.
Law firms are regularly criticised for generating only a small fraction of the SARs received by the National Crime Agency.
Full story - Legal Futures

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