Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Criminal Law
Youssry Saleh & Partners
The other article regulating the companies' fraudulent acts is Article 235 of the Penal Code.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Egypt used to govern technology crimes and cybercrimes by some provisions in Civil and Criminal laws.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Generally, the court's judgment is the fruit of every litigation, and the outcome of every legal dispute that is referred for resolution by the Court.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Without doubt, the key objective of the Executive Order No. 6 of 2018 ("EO6" or the "Order"), reflects a major thrust of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Famsville Solicitors
Enunciation of anti-corruption policies in businesses.
Matrix Solicitors
Where the state decides to prosecute every offence as alleged, the courts will be greatly overburdened.
Africa Law Practice
A high performing justice sector is an asset for national wealth. It guarantees an orderly society.
Al Tamimi & Company
Saudi Arabia is undergoing significant reform but, beyond the maelstrom of political speculation and conjecture, what are the practical and legal implications of the anti-corruption drive for investors?
STA Law Firm
The aim of the amendments is at protecting public utilities from corruption by all means as well as the achievement of sound procedures in combating and investigating bribery cases and putting suspects on trial.
Dentons
As mentioned in our November / December Update, November 2017 saw an unprecedented corruption "crackdown" in the Kingdom involving influential local businessmen and officials ...
Al Tamimi & Company
Dubai Law 1 of 2017 has introduced a new mechanism for disposing of criminal complaints. The law seeks to provide efficiency and lessen the workload across the judicial authorities.
Dentons
In the wake of Saudi Arabia's headline-grabbing anti-corruption drive in November, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman instructed the Council of Economic and Development Affairs (the Council)...
Tabacks
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a powerful piece of anti-corruption legislation which was adopted by the United States of America (US)
ENSafrica
The Supreme Court of Appeal handed down judgment today, 28 September 2017, in the matter of Pather v Financial Services Board.
ENSafrica
A person found guilty of a fronting practice could face a fine and/or a prison sentence of up to 10 years.
Hassan Elhais
This obstinate and malignant relies on pervasive behaviour and beliefs embedded in our society supporting maltreatment against women. How does a civilized society condone such behaviour?
STA Law Firm
There are many different terms and concepts in criminal law; one of the most interesting is automatism. Automatism negates and could avoid criminal responsibility
Hassan Elhais
Ordinarily, the arrestees are kept in detainment for a certain period or until the public prosecutor finishes the investigation.
STA Law Firm
A simple Google search of the name "Jussie Smollett" will lead to a finding of what the consequences of filing a wrong police complaint can be.
DLA Piper
The UAE has in recent times strengthened its anti-corruption commitments, legislation and institutions.
ENSafrica
This new standard is invaluable as it allows organisations to understand the measures that need to be implemented in order to develop an effective anti-bribery management programme.
Dentons
The United States (US) enacted the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in response to concerns regarding pervasive bribery by US companies in foreign jurisdictions.
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Hassan Elhais
"The freedom of movement and residence will be granted within limits of laws" quotes from Article 29 of the UAE constitution offers freedom and simultaneously curtail it on the basis of law.
Hassan Elhais
Just as threatening the title of this article may seem, the consequences of a returned cheque or a bounced cheque can be similar in UAE.
STA Law Firm
Subsequent to the economic stagnation of 2008, the UAE assumed proactive measures to indict individuals who violated the Federal Penal Code's anti-bribery legislation.
Hassan Elhais
UAE is a pool of legislation which governs every aspect of citizens' life residing in the country, ensuring peace and harmony.
Matrix Solicitors
Where the state decides to prosecute every offence as alleged, the courts will be greatly overburdened.
Odujinrin & Adefulu
Some acts which constitute money laundering under the act are spelt out in Section 15 of the Act.
Hassan Elhais
The pith of criminal law depends on two elements Actus Reus and Mens Rea derived from the legal maxim "actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea" which means no act is punishable without a guilty mind
Hassan Elhais
Ordinarily, the arrestees are kept in detainment for a certain period or until the public prosecutor finishes the investigation.
Oneworld Ltd
You can never imagine what criminals would do for their evil purpose.
STA Law Firm
A simple Google search of the name "Jussie Smollett" will lead to a finding of what the consequences of filing a wrong police complaint can be.
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