Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) was enacted on 24 July 2002 to make provision for the confiscation of criminal assets, to create a procedure for the civil recovery of criminal assets and to revise and update the law with respect to money laundering. It has been substantially expanded, most recently by the Criminal Finances Act 2017, and now contains powers for the freezing of bank accounts and orders to provide statements about interest in property (unexplained wealth orders).
Our exceptional team has a wealth of experience in dealing with every issue arising under this legislation. Our solicitors can guide you through each stage of the process with unparalleled commitment and expertise.
This firm specialises in the following practice areas:
- Account Freezing Orders and Restraint Orders
- Cash detention, listed asset and account forfeiture orders
- Civil asset recovery investigations and proceedings
- Confiscation proceedings
- Money laundering
- Suspicious Activity Reports and Frozen Bank Accounts
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