JOINT

Financial crime expert and lawyers give evidence to pre-legislative inquiry

04 March 2019

The Joint Select Committee on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill today hears evidence to consider the impact and consequences of the draft Bill

Witnesses

Monday, 4 March, Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster

At 4.30pm

  • Tom Keatinge - Director at the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies
  • Professor Jonathan Fisher QC - Barrister, Bright Line Law
  • John Condliffe - Partner, Hogan Lovells and Member of the Investment Property Forum, Regulation and Legislation Group

Possible questions

  • What is your assessment of the scale of the problem of money laundering in the UK property market? 
  • What impact do you envisage that the draft Bill will have on the UK property market? 
  • What impact is the Bill likely to have on existing owners of UK property?
  • Are there likely to be any adverse consequences to innocent third parties? 
  • What changes, if any, would you make to the draft Bill? 

Further information

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