Mondaq Offshore: Criminal Law
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Leroy King, the former Head of Antigua & Barbuda's Financial Services Regulatory Commission has lost another appeal, leaving him with the prospect of the Privy Council as a last resort before inevitable extradition to the USA ...
Maples and Calder
There is no bar on private prosecutions for the vast majority of criminal offences; therefore, in theory, any authority or private party may prosecute.
Maples and Calder
What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?
KRYS Global
If fraud or misconduct is discovered, it can have debilitating effects on a company; on its profits, consumer confidence, increased costs including legal costs, and in severe cases its reputation and the cutting of its workforce.
KRYS Global
Corruption, especially grand corruption, has enormous implications, both direct and indirect, for the enjoyment of human rights.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
In 2011 the Criminal Code was amended by the addition of a new article 314A, which makes it a criminal offence, punishable by up to 5 years' imprisonment, a fine of up to EUR30,000 or both, for lenders to charge interest at excessive rates.
Dillon Eustace
The Law Reform Commission ("LRC") published yesterday (23 October 2018) its report on "Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences".
Arendt & Medernach
Luxembourg is a civil law jurisdiction and has experience in fraud cases. Its entities are often involved in international groups of companies, making Luxembourg vulnerable to company fraud and other fraudulent schemes that make use of complex legal set-ups.
KPMG Luxembourg
In recent years, sophisticated cybercriminals have managed to compromise several banks' computer networks, learn their payment processes, and gain access to the relevant IT credentials...
STA Law Firm
Towards the end of 2017, the UAE public was made aware that there had been a massive syndicate organizing trading scams in the region which were reported to have removed nearly one billion dirhams from the market.
STA Law Firm
It may sound odd, but there is a difference between international criminal law and criminal international law
STA Law Firm
A statute of limitation is a concept which places a time limitation in which a case is capable of being brought forward.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
There are numerous anti-corruption and bribery laws in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Firstly, the UAE has ratified the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) pursuant to Federal Decree Law No. 8 of 2006.
STA Law Firm
"Mens Rea" or criminal intent refers to an individual's state of mind at the time he committed a crime. People who have criminal intent are fully aware of the act or omission they are about to commit
STA Law Firm
Imagine a case where a person has committed a criminal offense, and now that person is standing trial for such offense.
STA Law Firm
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE as well as the emirate of the same name.
Hassan Elhais
Christian Michel did not appear in court and his whereabouts are not known, his lawyer said.
STA Law Firm
Reliance on oral promises is a significant aspect of real-world litigation. In what follows is a hypothetical example of the application of dependence on verbal agreements ...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The President of UAE passed a law amendment number 2 of 2018 on UAE Cybercrime law to amend the sanctions under articles 26, 28 and 42 of the said law ("Cybercrime New Amendment").
Hassan Elhais
Egyptian actress Zeina has publicly denied attacking a family of American tourists at a five star Dubai hotel.
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STA Law Firm
People do not have to look any harder than turning on a news channel to see that corruption and crime are always in the news as central points for most news stories
Arendt & Medernach
Luxembourg is a civil law jurisdiction and has experience in fraud cases. Its entities are often involved in international groups of companies, making Luxembourg vulnerable to company fraud and other fraudulent schemes that make use of complex legal set-ups.
STA Law Firm
It may sound odd, but there is a difference between international criminal law and criminal international law
Dillon Eustace
The Law Reform Commission ("LRC") published yesterday (23 October 2018) its report on "Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences".
STA Law Firm
"Mens Rea" or criminal intent refers to an individual's state of mind at the time he committed a crime. People who have criminal intent are fully aware of the act or omission they are about to commit
KRYS Global
One of the things you will want to do early in the assessment of tracing the money and determining the litigation strategy is to consider your options outside of the United States, particularly in situations where there is fraud.
Baker & Partners
It is important not to be put off by the size of the task and the sheer volume of material.
Intertrust
Colin MacKay, regional commercial director in Caribbean and Latin America, assesses what Cayman's AML regulations mean for businesses on the island.
STA Law Firm
Cybercrimes have become a global issue with many jurisdictions frantically trying to incorporate new legislation to cover such crimes and create new punishments to ensure that perpetrators are adequately persecuted.
STA Law Firm
A statute of limitation is a concept which places a time limitation in which a case is capable of being brought forward.
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