Disciplinary outcome: Robin Stride
Order by consent
In the matter of
Mr Robin Stride FMAAT
24 November 2023
Robin Stride, trading as R Stride and Co LLP; R Stride & Co Accountants Ltd; R Stride & Co Driving Instructors Ltd; and R Stride & Co Wellshine Ltd is guilty of misconduct in that:
1. Between an unknown date and on or around 27 July 2022, he failed to have in place adequate Anti-Money Laundering policies, procedures and controls
2. Between an unknown date and on or around 27 July 2022, he failed to carry out any or any adequate periodic review of his Anti-Money Laundering policies, procedures and controls.
3. Between an unknown date on or around 27 July 2022, he failed to carry out adequate client due diligence and ongoing monitoring in respect of one or more clients.
Grounds for disciplinary action existed and the matter was suitable for exercise of the Investigations team's powers under the Disciplinary Regulations.
- Severely reprimanded, with the severe reprimand to remain live on his record for a period of three years (36 months).
- Fined £5000.00.
Robin Stride has agreed to submit to the decision of the Investigations Team in accordance with Regulation 6 of the Disciplinary Regulations.