NEXT WEEK: 27th March 2023

Free art market AML guidance

AML Compliance Guidance for Interior Designers

Are you bound by the same UK Anti-Money Laundering Regulation as the art market? A live webinar with Rena Neville of FCS Compliance - FREE TO ATTEND.

  • What: Live webinar event
  • When: Tuesday, 27th March 2023, 10:00 – 11:00 GMT
  • Where: Online
  • Cost: Free
  • Find out more: Here


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Property market AML guidance

HMRC Inspections - Are you ready?

For estate agents & property brokers: What to expect and how to prepare for an HMRC Inspection. A live webinar with Malcolm Driscoll of FCS Compliance - FREE FOR PRIMERESI MEMBERS.

  • What: Live webinar event
  • When: Tuesday, 21st March 2023, 10:00 – 11:00 GMT
  • Where: Online

Compliance news

New research suggests improved transparency in the property market means 'Londongrad' is losing its appeal to corrupt money...

After three decades with Sotheby's, Rena Neville is one of the world's leading authorities on fraud and anti-money laundering in the art market

Join us for free art market AML guidance with Rena Neville of FCS Compliance, on Monday 27th March.

Anti-money laundering expert Rena Neville answers the top five most frequently asked questions put to FCS Compliance in 2022 for the art market...

Exclusive PrimeResi Member Offer: Free AML webinars with FCS Compliance - on Tuesday 21st March for property brokers, and on Monday 27th March for interior designers & art advisors.


HMRC guidance for estate agents & property brokers

Trading Standards Estate Agency Team

Propertymark Knowledge Hub

The Property Ombudsman, compliance code

RICS Standards & Guidance


AML Briefings

AML expert Caroline Walters answers the five most frequently asked questions put to FCS Compliance in 2022 for the property market…

Designed to "root out corrupt elites using UK property to launder their illicit wealth," the Register of Overseas Entities has officially launched, requiring more transparency for UK property transactions …

The effects of the Economic Crime Act will be felt far and wide across the UK real estate industry, writes Nathan Rees

The Economic Crime Act allows the government to convey the impression that it is ‘doing something’ about the proceeds of kleptocracy being laundered in the UK - but far more fundamental and far-reaching ref…

New anti-money laundering rules have come into force, affecting estate agents, high-end letting agents, solicitor, banks and lenders.

The government is finally stepping up the fight against the tide of 'dirty money' flowing through the UK property market, but estate agents shouldn't be the first line of defence, argues Saul Empson..

As "gatekeepers", estate agents play a crucial role in the UK Government's ongoing efforts to stamp out money laundering and terrorism financing

Julie Howard explains how the new rules around overseas entities will work in practice, and why the idea of hiding behind asset holding vehicles is becoming a thing of the past


GDPR Briefings

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force, overhauling data protection law across the EU, including the UK

Many firms are still not adhering to the rules around data protection, which could result in costly penalties in the event of a complaint, writes cyber security specialist Colin Tankard

LonRes has partnered with iCompli to help property agents manage clients' personal data.


Trading Standards & Marketing Briefings

“The use of ‘POA’ or ‘price on application’ in relation to a listing on a property portal or an agent website is likely to be misleading as it withholds – or in some cases masks – the asking price from co…

Estate agents must include prices, council tax bands and tenures on property portal listings.

Advertising a property as being available but then telling callers that they cannot view it because it is SSTC is a classic example of bait and switch, says David Smith


Coming Soon


Professors Alper Kara and Muhammad Ali Nasir explain the factors moving mortgage markets right now - and what borrowers should expect in the coming months and years...

A recent Supreme Court case has shone a light on the oft-misunderstood world of finders fees and commission payments, with judges divided in their opinions despite a 'beautifully simple' set of facts

Required Reading: Mishcon de Reya provides an essential briefing on the key announcements in yesterday's Budget statement, highlighting 11 need-to-know policy and tax changes...

Simon Wren-Lewis, an Economics Professor at the University of Oxford, explores how media coverage of government finances and Budget statements can be confusing, and often misleading - highlighting some…

New 'Biodiversity Net Gain' requirements for property developments are coming soon, to improve wildlife habitats and help slow species decline across the UK.

There's 'a wide discretion when showing compliance with the usual legal formalities relating to the transfer of beneficial interests in property', say lawyers Emma Preece & Laura Bushaway, following a…