Barnaby Hone on the first 18 months of Account Freezing & Forfeiture Orders (AFFOs)
12 September 2019
In the following article, Barnaby Hone reviews the impact Account Freezing & Forfeiture Orders have had upon the POCA landscape since their introduction in January 2018. Over the next two months Barnaby will publish a series of articles covering all aspects of these orders, their worth to prosecuting authorities and the practical issues to consider when dealing with them.
Barnaby has a range of experience in fraud, international asset recovery, financial crime and professional discipline law, particularly in healthcare and sports law matters. He has experience of all areas of the Proceeds of Crime Act both domestically and internationally. In addition to his busy practise, Barnaby writes the chapters on International Asset Recovery and Terrorism Finance for Millington and Sutherland Williams on POCA and recently completed a series of seminars and articles on changes to POCA under the Criminal Finance Act 2017. Barnaby is ranked in Legal500 and Chambers UK directories as a leading individual in POCA and Asset Recovery law.
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