Disciplinary outcome: Darren Kane
Order by consent
In the matter of
Mr Darren Kane MAAT
24 February 2023
Darren Kane’s professional or personal conduct, was found to be in breach of the Code of Professional Ethics and to have posed a risk to the public or was likely to undermine public confidence in the Association or its members; namely:
1. Between on or around 20 November 2017 and around 16 Febru-ary 2022, whilst a full member of AAT, he provided Independent Examination and Company Secretarial Services to the public out-side the scope of his license.
2. Between on or around 20 November 2017 and around 20 Novem-ber 2017, whilst a full member of AAT, he did not carry out an ad-equate review of his anti-money laundering policies, controls and procedures.
3. Between on or around 20 November 2017 and around 20 Novem-ber 2017, whilst a full member of AAT, he did not maintain an ad-equate written record of his anti-money laundering policies, con-trols and procedures.
Grounds for disciplinary action existed and the matter was suitable for exercise of the Investigations team's powers under the Disciplinary Regulations.
Darren Kane is hereby:
i. Severe Reprimand to remain live of Mr Kane’s record for a period of 2 years
ii. Fined £2,500
Darren Kane agreed to submit to the decision of the Investigations Team in accordance with Regulation 6 of the Disciplinary Regulations.