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The US arm of Deloitte has been implicated in a scandal involving Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), which is facing allegations that it schemed with Iran to launder billions of dollars.

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Failures at HSBC led to the bank being used as a conduit for "drug kingpins and rogue nations", according to a

A £1,000-a-night escort has been jailed for 16 months for tax evasion after she cheated HMRC out of tens of thousands of pounds.

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I have a potential new client who came to the UK in 2007 and started as a self employed dance teacher in March 2008.

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Plans to simplify money laundering regulations could rebound on accountants who could face increased and possibly unlimited penalties from their professional bodies, warned David Winch of MLRO Supp

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I recently acquired a new client (small limited company). They contacted me for help producing the first year accounts after having a fall out with their previous accountant (fees dispute).

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Can anyone give us some pointers on how to carry out satisfactory 'know your client' checks in the following situation?

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We have a customer who is asking if we will accept payment from another company; the invoices remain addressed to the original company.

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Once upon a time, in an office far far away....

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Can it be true that the ridiculous faff of proving the identity of clients you've known (for decades in some instances) is to be made easier?

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