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8 January 2019

“Who rescues migrants in the Channel?” - Marcia Longdon quoted in BBC News

Marcia Longdon, partner in Kingsley Napley's Immigration team was quoted in a BBC article, which was published on 6th January 2019, on “Who rescues migrants in the Channel?” She was asked her thoughts on which country is responsible if asylum seekers who are stranded in the Channel and where can they file their claim for asylum?

Marcia Longdon

10 December 2018

Contentious Trust and Probate Quarterly Round-Up Autumn 2018

A round-up for Autumn 2018

Katherine Pymont

6 December 2018

Nick Rollason is quoted in the FT about the Home Office crackdown on investor visas

Nick Rollason, partner and head of immigration, was quoted in the FT about the Home Office's crackdown on investor visas. Wealthy investors seeking a fast-track route to settlement in the UK are to face new restrictions.

Nicolas Rollason

6 December 2018

UK Government announces temporary suspension and reform of the Tier 1 Investor visa scheme

The UK Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes last night announced that the Tier 1 (Investor) visa scheme would be temporarily suspended from midnight on Thursday 6 December 2018 to enable a comprehensive review of the current rules to be completed. Changes will be made to ensure greater scrutiny of the source of funds of those applying under the scheme, as well as changes to the qualifying investments for future applicants to generate greater benefits for the UK economy.

Nicolas Rollason

5 December 2018

Nicola Finnerty writes for E Financial News on money laundering clampdown

Nicola Finnerty writes for E Financial about the money laundering clampdown across the major financial centres in light of recent events at Deutsche, Dankse and ING.

A new Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) came into effect in June 2017 impacting not only on financial institutions and designated non-financial businesses but also gatekeepers of the financial system (such as accountants, lawyers, estate agents and trust companies). This imposed more stringent customer due diligence requirements and training and control procedures as well as a new criminal offence for individuals who recklessly make a statement which is false or misleading, in the context of a money laundering investigation.

Nicola Finnerty

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