Real Estate and Money Laundering: What are the Key Challenges and How is the Sector Tackling Them?

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This Breakfast Briefing will explore the challenges posed by illicit funds moving through the property market, and examine how the sector has responded.

The Home Affairs select committee recently described supervision of the UK’s property market as “totally inadequate” which has “laid out a welcome mat for launderers and organised criminals,” estimating that £100bn is laundered through the UK each year. 

This briefing include a presentation from Mark Hayward, Managing Director of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA), who will present the organisation’s updated AML guidance – endorsed by HMT and HMRC.

Speakers include:

  • Mark Hayward, Managing Director, NAEA
  • Roman Borisovich, Campaigner and Anti-Corruption Activist
  • Oliver Bullough, Journalist and Author 
  • Martin Cox, NCA 

Coffee and pastries will be served from 0800 for an 0830 start. The Breakfast Briefing will end at 0930.

Organised by RUSI's Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies.

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