International Financial Law Prof Blog

Editor: William Byrnes
Texas A&M University
School of Law

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

When the Lawyers Ignore Compliance?

ICIJ investigators report that: 

Appleby’s Cayman Islands office where he worked, for example, had more than 600 clients on its books whose records were labeled “non-compliant” – meaning that the firm had no current IDs, contact information or other particulars needed to make sure it wasn’t setting up shell companies and other structures for criminals or corrupt politicians.

Read the full investigation of Appleby Law Firm by ICIJ here.

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