Making Quality Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)

Making Quality Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)

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Making Quality Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)

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Date: Thursday 25 February 2021

Time: 13.00 - 14.00

Cost: £11.50 + VAT per person

CPD Hours: 1 Risk Management

The Society, with input from the National Crime Agency (NCA), is delivering an online webinar aimed at legal practices’ Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLROs)/Nominated Officers (as per the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information of the Payer) Regulations 2017).

The NCA, as the body to whom MLROs submit SARs, will share from its perspective on the SARs regime and why it is in the interests of all parties to continue working together on improved reporting through the SARs regime.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Overview of the money laundering problem and risks faced by solicitors;
  • How SARs are used and why quality matters;
  • Solicitor SAR volumes and quality issues;
  • What guidance is available;
  • What is on the horizon – SAR reform & IT Transformation & Guidance.


This session will be delivered by Yunis Martin-Hussain - UKFIUHead of Reporter Engagement Team.

Yunis has over 22 years’ experience within the civil service andhas worked in various roles and initiatives within the DWP such astackling youth unemployment and addressing unemployment indisadvantaged communities. Before joining the UKFIU Yunis worked with the Legal Aid Agency as a Contract Manger.

Throughout Yunis’s career he has also been the lead on introducing new initiatives and programmes, digital engagement and communications, Yunis utilises his expertise in this area to lead on the new digital ways of communicating with stakeholders.

Yunis brings a wealth of external partnership working & experienceto the UKFIU Reporter Engagement Team.

All Tickets are non-refundable & non-transferable.

Please note that all events are recorded and may be made available post event.

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