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20th Mar 2019Newsflash

Innocent Agents – Liable for Unpaid Duty but not Penalties?

The Court of Appeal has referred an important question of law concerning the operation of the excise duty regime to the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’). In The Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs v Martyn Glen Perfect [2019] EWCA Civ 465, Mr Perfect was a lorry driver who was employed to […]

10th Dec 2018News

Regulatory Crime Winter Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter issue of 2 Hare Court’s Criminal Regulatory Newsletter. In this issue: Regulation 5 of the Food Information Regulations and how they are applied by large food retail companies recently came under significant scrutiny in the inquest into the tragic death of 15 year old Natasha Ednan-Laperouse. Paul Renteurs, an instructed advocate […]

5th Dec 2018News

Tax Team Winter Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter Edition of the 2 Hare Court Tax Team newsletter. In this edition, Jonathan Kinnear QC and Laura Stephenson cover the important decision of R (oao PML Accounting Limited) handed down by the Court of Appeal which touches on penalties following a resolution of the underlying decision. Vivienne Tanchel and Howard Watkinson consider […]

19th Oct 2018Newsletters

Business Crime & Financial Services Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to this Autumn edition of 2 Hare Court’s Business Crime Group newsletter; we hope that it finds you refreshed after a summer break. In this edition, Oliver Glasgow QC and Ben Rich discuss the first challenge to an Unexplained Wealth Order which was brought by Mrs Hajiyeva, who infamously spent £16 million in Harrods […]

17th Sep 2018Newsletters

Private Prosecution Newsletter

Welcome to this inaugural edition of 2 Hare Court’s Private Prosecutions Group’s newsletter; we hope that it finds you refreshed after a summer break. In this edition: Oliver Glasgow QC and Lewis MacDonald write about the gathering of evidence with a view to bringing a private prosecution, suggesting that private prosecutors should have greater investigatory […]

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