Mondaq UK: Criminal Law
DLA Piper
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) issued much-awaited guidance on corporate co-operation, which forms part of its Operational Handbook (the Guidance).
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The United States is considering legislation to prosecute foreign officials that seek bribes from American businesses. Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli believes the move reflects the UK's approach.
BCL Solicitors LLP
Last month, the SFO lost a case against three former executives of metals company Sarclad, which signed a DPA in 2016. Former Managing Director Michael Sorby
BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL partner, Richard Reichman writes for Euronews discussing the complex decision of whether or not to self-report corporate wrongdoing.
BCL Solicitors LLP
One of the lesser known, often poorly understood provisions of the confiscation regime under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) is section 22
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 4 July 2019, Mr Justice William Davis approved a Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") agreed between the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO")
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
On 6 August 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") published its much-awaited guidance on corporate co-operation (the "Guidance").
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
HSBC is paying hundreds of millions to settle tax fraud allegations. Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli says it is not the first such case – and is unlikely to be the last.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) released Guidance on what it expects from organisations seeking cooperation credit in the agency's investigations.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli commends Microsoft's efforts but says it still faces a challenge.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli says his appeal is a calculated risk.
Clyde & Co
The increased digitalisation of commercial transactions has encouraged criminals to find new ways to defraud their
WilmerHale
The year 2018 brought mixed news for anti-corruption and enforcement action in the UK.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
We wrote in June 2018 about the key issues to consider in making the decision whether or not to pursue a private prosecution and in what circumstances it might be the right option.
Dentons
Combating financial crime is a serious issue for firms in the regulated sector and brings with it many challenges for compliance and legal practitioners.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The Serious Fraud Office has again failed to secure convictions after concluding a DPA with a company. Syedur Rahman, of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, considers the questions that surround the DPA process.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Neil Williams, of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, outlines the case and why it should be seen as a warning to charities.
BCL Solicitors LLP
Few people who receive a notice of an application to extend a moratorium period under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) will have the slightest idea what it means.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently intervened in a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit involving allegations of kickbacks for prescription drug copays. The DOJ says
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The first unexplained wealth order against a UK-based individual suspected of serious organised crime has been issued. Syedur Rahman, of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, outlines its significance.
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On 18 June 2019, the England and Wales Law Commission published a report regarding the UK's anti-money laundering ("AML") framework (the "Report").
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The main legislation in the UK governing bribery & corruption is Bribery Act, 2010 which came into force on 1 July 2011.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Neil Williams, of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, outlines the case and why it should be seen as a warning to charities.
Dentons
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Dechert
We reported last year that the rise in multi-jurisdictional criminal and regulatory investigations over the past few years has led to improvements in cross-border cooperation between enforcement authorities in corporate investigations, ...
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The Serious Fraud Office has again failed to secure convictions after concluding a DPA with a company. Syedur Rahman, of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, considers the questions that surround the DPA process.
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