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Extraterritorial Reach of Section 2 Notices

Whilst the attention of practitioners in white-collar crime has for obvious reasons been...

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Transparency and Overseas Ownership of UK Property The Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill

The drive to enhance and improve transparency in the beneficial ownership of corporate entities...

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Raychaudhuri v GMC: Ivey rules?

The recent case of Raychaudhuri v GMC, [2018] EWCA Civ 2027 will be of interest to practitioners in...

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Challenge To First Unexplained Wealth Order Fails In High Court

National Crime Agency v Mrs A [2018] EWHC 2534 (Admin) 3rd October 2018 Supperstone J Even given...

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Defending Private Prosecutions: Lessons To Be Learned

On 11th June 2018, after a re-trial lasting some six weeks, Mr Paul Sultana was convicted of one...

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Mixed & Ulterior Motives

The statutory right to bring a private prosecution, under s.6(1) of the Prosecution of Offences Act,...

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Disclosure In Private Prosecutions

Disclosure responsibilities There are two areas of responsibility: the responsibility to record and...

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Who is the Private Prosecutor?

By section 6 of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985, Parliament reaffirmed, albeit in qualified...

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Restraint, Confiscation and Compensation in Private Prosecutions

Confiscation / Compensation In R (Virgin Media Ltd) v Zinga [2014] EWCA Crim 52, the Court of...

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Private Investigations

While many private prosecutors will already have all of the evidence they need to commence...

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Frozen Assets, Third Party Rights and Disclosure

The SFC and CPSL Litigation On 29 June 2018 the Court of Appeal (Cheung, Yuen and Kwan JJA)...

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Achieving Sea-Change: Criminal Disclosure Failures

Too little, too late? As the CPS publishes its disclosure review, Narita Bahra and Fiona...

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No More ‘Manna Found on the Desert Floor’ for Insiders: The s. 271(3) Defence Revisited

In SFC v. Yiu Hoi Ying Charles, Wong Nam Marian and the Market Misconduct Tribunal [2018] HKCFA 44,...

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Frozen Assets, Third Party Rights and Disclosure

The SFC and CPSL Litigation On 29 June 2018 the Court of Appeal (Cheung, Yuen and Kwan JJA)...

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Achieving Sea-Change: Criminal Disclosure Failures

Too little, too late? As the CPS publishes its disclosure review, Narita Bahra and Fiona...

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Reasonable Excuse for Non-Compliance with Self-Assessment (Perrin v HMRC)

Private Client analysis: The case of Perrin v HMRC was the first opportunity the Upper Tribunal (UT)...

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Hong Kong Newsflash: Trade Sanctions and Export Licensing

On 8th May 2018, the Hong Kong government issued Strategic Trade Controls Circular No. 6/2018...

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Suspension or erasure? High Court rules in professional misconduct case (General Medical Council v Stone)

Grace Forbes contributes to Lexis Nexis' 'Corporate Crime Analysis' Corporate Crime analysis:...

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Financial Sanctions: A Minefield for Business

Things can change bewilderingly quickly in the world of financial sanctions. On 21st September...

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Coming Soon, A New Data Protection Act for the United Kingdom

On 7th August 2017, the UK Government published a Statement of Intent (SoI) in relation to a new...

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Doli Incapax and Historic Sexual Offending

The number of cases in which doli incapax rears its head has been on the wane over recent years...

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Identification by DNA on moveable objects

On 17th February 2017 in the case of R v Tsekiri [2017] EWCA Crim 40 the Court of Appeal ruled that...

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The Policing and Crime Act 2017

Three key parts of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 came into force in April 2017. The Act...

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R v Johnson: Smuggling into Prison

The porous nature of the prison gates for those who would smuggle items into custody is a constant...

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Achieving Sea-Change: Criminal Disclosure Failures

Too little, too late? As the CPS publishes its disclosure review, Narita Bahra and Fiona...

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HMICFRS Report Criticises Response to Modern Day Slavery

This month Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (‘HMICFRS)...

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Representation in section 2 CJA 1987 interviews

The Law Society yesterday issued new guidance in relation to the presence of an interviewee’s...

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Conclusion of the Hong Kong anti-money laundering consultation confirms commitment to extending enforcement 

A TEMPERATURE RISE IN ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATION In recent months there has been a steady...

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Driving to Distraction

The penalty handed to drivers caught using a mobile phone whilst driving doubled last week to an...

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Developments in Deferred Prosecution Agreements

On 8th July Leveson LJ approved an application by the Serious Fraud Office for a Deferred...

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Do Tom Hayes’ confiscation proceedings reveal a softening approach towards defendants by the Courts?

Former UBS and Citi Bank trader Tom Hayes, the only person to be found guilty in the UK of trying to...

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Changes to the Criminal Procedure Rules

On Monday 4th April 2016 the Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 will be amended by the Criminal Procedure...

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Sentencing for Robbery

On 28 January 2016 the Sentencing Council published the new Definitive Guidelines for offences of...

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Disclosure in Document Heavy Cases & Abuse of Process

On 21 December 2015 the Court of Appeal released a series of extracts from their judgment in R. v....

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Extraterritorial Reach of Section 2 Notices

Whilst the attention of practitioners in white-collar crime has for obvious reasons been...

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Transparency and Overseas Ownership of UK Property The Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill

The drive to enhance and improve transparency in the beneficial ownership of corporate entities...

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Raychaudhuri v GMC: Ivey rules?

The recent case of Raychaudhuri v GMC, [2018] EWCA Civ 2027 will be of interest to practitioners in...

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Challenge To First Unexplained Wealth Order Fails In High Court

National Crime Agency v Mrs A [2018] EWHC 2534 (Admin) 3rd October 2018 Supperstone J Even given...

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Defending Private Prosecutions: Lessons To Be Learned

On 11th June 2018, after a re-trial lasting some six weeks, Mr Paul Sultana was convicted of one...

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Mixed & Ulterior Motives

The statutory right to bring a private prosecution, under s.6(1) of the Prosecution of Offences Act,...

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Disclosure In Private Prosecutions

Disclosure responsibilities There are two areas of responsibility: the responsibility to record and...

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Who is the Private Prosecutor?

By section 6 of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985, Parliament reaffirmed, albeit in qualified...

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Restraint, Confiscation and Compensation in Private Prosecutions

Confiscation / Compensation In R (Virgin Media Ltd) v Zinga [2014] EWCA Crim 52, the Court of...

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Private Investigations

While many private prosecutors will already have all of the evidence they need to commence...

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The Duty to Report Foreign Misconduct Findings

In February the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the case of Lee v General Medical...

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Without Notice, Without Merit: how far would you go for your client?

Introduction On 26th April 2018, the Administrative Court handed down judgment in Vay Sui Ip v...

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