Beneficial Ownership: Is Forcing Public Transparency Upon Overseas Territories A Mistake?

10 May 2018

In this short commentary piece, Barnaby gives his view on the recent motion passed by Parliament stating that the British Overseas territories must have a public register of beneficial ownership by 2020. What effect will this have on the UK’s ability to fight financial crime? Click here to access the article.

Barnaby has a range of experience in fraud, international asset recovery, financial crime and professional discipline law, particularly in healthcare and sports law matters. He has experience of all areas of the Proceeds of Crime Act both domestically and internationally. In addition to his busy practise, Barnaby writes the chapters on International Asset Recovery and Terrorism Finance for Millington and Sutherland Williams on POCA and recently completed a series of seminars and articles on changes to POCA under the Criminal Finance Act 2017. Barnaby is ranked in the Legal500 as a ‘leading individual’ in POCA and Asset Recovery law.

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