UK-National Criminal IntelligenceService
The law enforcement agency expects the number of suspicious activity reports from regulated business to increase from 95,000 in 2003 to as many as 200,000 in 2004. From March 1 in the UK accountants, lawyers, casino ownersand estate agents will be subject to disclosure obligations. Banks are already required to do so. From 1 April dealers in high value goods such as art, cars and jewellery must also comply.
See Paul Cummins' article on Money Laundering through London dated 1 November 2004