We require complete separation from Law Society to police money laundering, SRA tells Treasury

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has opened a 2nd front in its campaign for complete separation from the Law Society by appealing to the Treasury to intervene over the concern of money laundering. The SRA said that instead of putting in location safeguards to make sure enough separation in between regulation and representation in anti-money laundering (AML) supervision, the Treasury ought to impose actual separation. In its reaction to a call for details from the Treasury on strategies to shock the AML supervisory regime, the SRA went on: AML supervisors must be independent from interference or control from any representative body operating on behalf of the profession. Without different bodies for representation and policy, we do not believe that there can be totally efficient AML guidance. Public self-confidence is vital and it is important that vested interests are unable to, or are perceived as being able to, impact governing activities in this extremely important area. Consumers have greater trust in specialists who are controlled by an independent regulative body, rather than by the occupation itself. Reacting to the Treasury’s question on whether the federal government should mandate the separation of representative and AML supervisory functions, the SRA s response was […]

Law & Order: Child searched for guy discovered dead in Ponte Vedra Beach home

Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit of the St. Johns County Sheriff s Office are examining the death of a senior guy, found in his Ponte Vedra Beach home late Wednesday afternoon, and are trying to find his kid in connection with the death. At an evening news conference in the Sawmill Lakes neighborhood off Palm Valley Road, Sheriff David Shoar stated authorities are trying to find 41-year-old Joseph Carmichael Reddock Jr., who need to be thought about armed and dangerous and has actually obviously made threats that he means to dedicate suicide by cop. Deputies discovered Reddock Sr., 70, dead in his home in the 600 block of Lake Stone Circle Wednesday afternoon after a pal of his son asked for an effort to get in touch with be made. Based on information they had and worried for his well-being, deputies required entry into the home and discovered the dad dead in a bedroom. All indicators were that it was not a natural death and he had been the victim of violence, Shoar stated. Authorities think he passed away at some point between Sunday and Wednesday. Since Wednesday at press time, Reddock Jr. was believed to be taking a […]

New gov’t to defend race and religion laws at UN conference

The legislation that includes steps offering authorities the right to restrict how frequently women are allowed to deliver has actually drawn local and international condemnation for oppressing women’s rights and purposely victimizing Myanmar s Muslim population. It was introduced in 2014 under the military-backed government of then-president U Thein Sein following pressure from hardline nationalist monks, regardless of extensive objections from women’s rights groups, some members of which reported receiving death dangers from extremists for their opposition to the laws. A panel of worldwide professionals in Geneva will tomorrow concern a delegation of federal government representatives on whether the laws breach the convention on the elimination of all types of discrimination against women (CEDAW), to which Myanmar became celebration in 1997. However, the new federal government has denied in a written submission to the UNs CEDAW committee that the laws break the convention. U Soe Kyi, the director general of the Department of Social Welfare the government body tasked with supervising the reaction to the committee informed The Myanmar Times the other day that the government had no plan to rescind the laws. MPs from the National League for Democracy had actually opposed the four laws in parliament and, according […]