A London council admits that it typically takes 50 working days for a search – which means a Local Land Charge submitted today would be answered around October 23.
McMafia style rules may work well on TV. But such practices do not serve society well should they become a reality.
Developers selling homes on their own sites do not have to be registered for anti-money laundering purposes – but any estate agent selling those very same homes must be.
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has thrown out the prosecution of two solicitors for breaching the money laundering regulations rules after finding that they had no case to answer.
The number of mortgage possession claims has surged by almost 40% in the past year, and warrants and repossessions are also on the rise.
The second UWO has been issued in July to prevent the proliferation of criminals using property to secrete and launder their ill gotten gains.
The SRA has set out ways in which solicitors can fail to act with integrity – the source of much debate over the extent to which it differs from dishonesty.
A Northern Irish woman with suspected links to serious organised crime has been ordered to explain how she financed the purchase of six properties worth £3.2m in total.
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