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Why is the UK’s Office for Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) eyeing broader economic crimes? Sanctions expert Anna Bradshaw queries the move

Giles Thomson, who recently joined OFSI as director, says his expanded role will “ build stronger links between sanctions and broader economic crime work”. Peters & Peters partner Anna Bradshaw warns that  “Financial sanctions are a political tool, and their enforcement therefore has a political dimension that economic-crime enforcement does not have. There has to be a recognition that different goals are being pursued.”  Read more