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CMA v Flynn [2022] UKSC 14 – a costly opportunity missed?

In a line of authorities starting with Bradford Metropolitan District Council v Booth [2000] 164 JP...

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Lu v SRA [2022] EWHC 1729(Admin): Open justice vs anonymity

It has become common practice for regulators to redact the names of third parties in their...

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Gavin Irwin comments on the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework

On 14 September 2022, NHS England (‘NHSE’) published the New Patient Safety Incident Response...

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General Medical Council v Jonathan Edward Gar-Wai Mok [2022] EWHC 165: Deference and the adequacy of reasons

In a judgment handed down on 29 June 2022, Mr Justice Lang dismissed the GMC’s appeal under...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

K v General Medical Council [2022] CSIH 44: pointless conditions are not in the public interest

Dr K was arrested for rape in November 2019. He self-referred to the GMC and in due course was...

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ENFORCEMENT NOTICES AND GOOD CHARACTER

NS, the sole director of SA Limited, was charged with Gross Negligence Manslaughter. It was the...

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Case Comment: HM Senior Coroner for West Sussex v Chief Constable of Sussex [2022] EWHC 215 (QB)

In 2015 at the Shoreham Airshow, a devastating crash during an aeronautical display led to the...

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Newsletters Criminal Regulatory
Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

Case Note: R v Modus Workspace Ltd [2021] EWCA Crim 1728 and Future Financial Performance of Organisations

The Facts The Appellant, Modus Workspace Ltd (MW), appealed against a fine of £1,100,000 imposed...

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Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

Particularising the indictment in a criminal regulatory prosecution: the law and consequences

Introduction When faced with a criminal regulatory prosecution, as with any criminal...

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Articles Private Prosecution

“He’s checking his list; he’s checking it twice.…”

A festive reminder to dot your i’s and cross your t’s when starting a private prosecution. Just...

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Private Prosecutions and the Need for Compelling Reasons Not to Issue a Summons

The Queen on the application of Smith-Allison v Westminster Magistrates' Court (Defendant) and Mark...

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Summonses & Settlements: A Road Map Through the Thicket

Guidance from the High Court on the duty of candour in applying for a criminal summons; abuse of...

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[Dr] No risk of dissipation - Les Ambassadeurs Club Ltd v Yu

The test for “a real risk of dissipation” has been clarified by the Court of Appeal in an...

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New Sentencing Guidelines for unauthorised use of a trade mark by individuals and organisations

Introduction The unauthorised use of a trade mark is an "unfamiliar offence"[1] which rarely...

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Articles Sports Law

Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The FA v Daniel Sturridge

In this short webinar, Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The...

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Technology & Strategic Export Controls

Do you need a licence to send your technology abroad? In this webinar, hosted by DAC Beachcroft,...

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Articles Professional Discipline

R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46

In the landmark ruling of R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

Gavin Irwin reviews the recent surge in enforcement activity at the Financial Conduct Authority

After Konstantin Vishnyak’s acquittal at Southwark Crown Court, on 28 September 2020, for...

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Articles Private Prosecution

2 Hare Court Private Prosecution Newsflash

Justice Select Committee Report Published – Safeguards in Private Prosecutions Gavin Irwin...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

HBOS: The final chapter?

HBOS: The final chapter? Introduction Back in late February, a hearing at the Court of Appeal...

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Articles Professional Discipline

The importance of giving reasons

R. (on the application of Lewis) v Senior Coroner for North West Kent [2020] 2 WLUK 180 This recent...

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Dysfunctional disclosure at the SFO

Disclosure failings lie at the heart of the criticism levelled at the SFO by Sir David Calvert-Smith...

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Guidance for the Accountancy Sector | Anti-Money Laundering

On 17 May 2022 the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) published the final version...

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Government Rejects Treasury Committee's Recommendation That A Single Law Enforcement Agency Tackle Economic Crime

The government has published its response to the Treasury Committee's 2022 report on economic crime....

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The Online Safety Bill

The Online Safety Bill currently making its way through the UK Parliament establishes a new...

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The Economic Crime Act 2022…A Headache For The Kleptocrats?...

Corrupt Elites and Kleptocrats: How far can the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act of...

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Greenwashing – a Minute to Midnight?

On 1st November, inside Glasgow’s SEC Centre hosting COP26, PM Boris Johnson highlighted the...

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Blog Sports Law

Testosterone Guinea Pigs and lex mitior - Salazar v USADA

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) recently considered the case of Mr Salazar, the...

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The Pandora Papers – Leaks, Loopholes and Lethargy

Worldwide Disclosure The release of the Pandora Papers (“The Papers”) at the beginning of...

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From the ODT to OMG: Reaction to and an analysis of the recent takeover of Newcastle United FC

“What’s the difference between a multimillionaire new club owner and human rights? Only some...

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Cryptocurrency – As the CPS prepares for a surge in fraud, the FCA begins to regulate

Cryptocurrency fraud Cryptocurrency is nothing new; Bitcoin was first created back in 2009....

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Gavin Irwin and Merry van Woodenberg explore recent developments in the field of financial and trade sanctions

Belarus sanctions: the political context and likely future development The government of Belarus...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

CMA v Flynn [2022] UKSC 14 – a costly opportunity missed?

In a line of authorities starting with Bradford Metropolitan District Council v Booth [2000] 164 JP...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Lu v SRA [2022] EWHC 1729(Admin): Open justice vs anonymity

It has become common practice for regulators to redact the names of third parties in their...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Gavin Irwin comments on the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework

On 14 September 2022, NHS England (‘NHSE’) published the New Patient Safety Incident Response...

Read More
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Newsletters Professional Discipline

General Medical Council v Jonathan Edward Gar-Wai Mok [2022] EWHC 165: Deference and the adequacy of reasons

In a judgment handed down on 29 June 2022, Mr Justice Lang dismissed the GMC’s appeal under...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

K v General Medical Council [2022] CSIH 44: pointless conditions are not in the public interest

Dr K was arrested for rape in November 2019. He self-referred to the GMC and in due course was...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

ENFORCEMENT NOTICES AND GOOD CHARACTER

NS, the sole director of SA Limited, was charged with Gross Negligence Manslaughter. It was the...

Read More
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Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

Case Comment: HM Senior Coroner for West Sussex v Chief Constable of Sussex [2022] EWHC 215 (QB)

In 2015 at the Shoreham Airshow, a devastating crash during an aeronautical display led to the...

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Newsletters Criminal Regulatory
Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

Case Note: R v Modus Workspace Ltd [2021] EWCA Crim 1728 and Future Financial Performance of Organisations

The Facts The Appellant, Modus Workspace Ltd (MW), appealed against a fine of £1,100,000 imposed...

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Newsletters Criminal Regulatory

Particularising the indictment in a criminal regulatory prosecution: the law and consequences

Introduction When faced with a criminal regulatory prosecution, as with any criminal...

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Articles Sports Law

Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The FA v Daniel Sturridge

In this short webinar, Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

Technology & Strategic Export Controls

Do you need a licence to send your technology abroad? In this webinar, hosted by DAC Beachcroft,...

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