Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP is committed to fulfilling its obligations under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and other relevant legislation for the purposes of preventing money laundering and terrorist financing.
Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP complete client verification checks at client take-on and throughout the lifecycle of the client relationship. Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP maintains policies and procedures relevant to this legislation and operates processes to ensure compliance with the relevant legislation which include establishing, where appropriate, sources of wealth and of funds used in transactions in which we are involved.
Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP’s partners and staff are trained in how to comply with the legislation and we may refuse to act should we have concerns.
Criminal Finances Act 2017
Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has in place policies to ensure that it promotes and maintains a culture of compliance with the Criminal Finances Act 2017. We adhere to the principles set out in Guidance set out by HMRC.
In accordance with those principles we have adopted a zero tolerance approach towards the criminal enablement of tax evasion.
Our policies and procedures are available to the whole practice and are endorsed fully by all partners and staff.