Policy paper

Economic crime plan 2019 to 2022

The plan provides information on action being taken by the public and private sectors to ensure that the UK cannot be abused for economic crime.


Economic Crime Plan, 2019 to 2022

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The economic crime plan sets out 7 priority areas that were agreed in January 2019 by the Economic Crime Strategic Board, the ministerial level public-private board charged with setting the UK’s strategic priorities for combatting economic crime:

  • develop a better understanding of the threat posed by economic crime and our performance in combatting economic crime
  • pursue better sharing and usage of information to combat economic crime within and between the public and private sectors across all participants
  • ensure the powers, procedures and tools of law enforcement, the justice system and the private sector are as effective as possible
  • strengthen the capabilities of law enforcement, the justice system and private sector to detect, deter and disrupt economic crime
  • build greater resilience to economic crime by enhancing the management of economic crime risk in the private sector and the risk-based approach to supervision
  • improve our systems for transparency of ownership of legal entities and legal arrangements
  • deliver an ambitious international strategy to enhance security, prosperity and the UK’s global influence

Read the Economic Crime Strategic Board January meeting agenda and minutes.

Published 12 July 2019
Last updated 13 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Accessible version of the plan published.

  2. First published.