Iskander Fernandez on Unexplained Wealth Orders in Governance + Compliance

Unexplained wealth orders (UWO) are another weapon in the arsenal to target international corruption, but they raise concerns over long-standing legal principles. 

Stories about £16 million shopping sprees in Harrods make for a great read but the realities of unexplained wealth orders (UWOs), as always, tell a far more nuanced story about how new powers are being implemented in order to crack down on money laundering and corruption across borders.

Governance+Compliance magazine spoke to white collar crime and investigations partner Iskander Fernandez on the implications of UWOs for corporates. Read the article in full here.

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