Mondaq UK: Criminal Law
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 21, 2018, the U.K. Serious Fraud Office charged a former banker with conspiracy to defraud, as part of its investigation into the manipulation of the Euro Interbank Offered Rate.
Eversheds Sutherland
On 5 September 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the appeal from the decision of the High Court in The Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd [2017] EWHC 1017 (QB).
Dentons
All businesses are at risk of cyber attacks. Having in place appropriate policies and procedures, however, helps to mitigate the risk of a cyber attack.
Wrigleys Solicitors
The original dispute was about the affairs of A, Mr Fitzgerald's aunt. A's niece, C, was appointed as A's deputy in May 2013.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In August 2018, in an effort to battle corruption, Brazil enacted Decree-Law No. 9,468/18, which provides broader power to the Public Transparency and Anti-Corruption Council.
Wrigleys Solicitors
In this case, the Public Guardian made nine applications to the Court of Protection because he had received nine Lasting Powers of Attorney with provisions relating to euthanasia or assisted suicide.
Dentons
On 3 October 2018, the court handed down its decision in National Crime Agency v. Mrs A [2018] EWHC 2534 (Admin).
6 King's Bench Walk
Nor do ‘adequate procedures' feature in the legislative regime governing DPAs.
WilmerHale
On 28 February 2018, the NCA secured the first UWOs under this scheme.
Hodge Jones & Allen LLP
The laws relating to sex often dominate headlines. Of late those sexual offences concerning the lack of consent are particularly under scrutiny.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The target of the UK's first unexplained wealth order (UWO) has been made public after reporting restrictions expired last week.
Dentons
On 28 September 2018 the authorised push payment (APP) scams steering group published its draft voluntary contingent reimbursement model (CRM).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 1, 2018, the FCA published a final notice issued to a U.K. Retail Bank for breaches of Principle 2 of the FCA's Principles for Businesses.
4 New Square Chambers
In this example a purchaser is tricked into paying cash to a fraudster instead of his solicitor.
Giambrone & Partners
Financial fraud is a worldwide issue and it will come as no surprise that fraudsters take extreme measures to cover their tracks and hide the money they have taken from unsuspecting investors.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Ben Ticehurst, of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, explains how the authorities taking a tough line on UK crime suspects based in Dubai could cause problems for innocent expats.
Arnold & Porter
UK Economic Crime Group: Enforcement Update - October 4, 2018
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On September 17, 2018, the final defendant in an investment fraud case was sentenced to 11 years' imprisonment following "Operation Tidworth," ...
Mayer Brown
In a recent judgment1, the English High Court has held that where the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") issues a notice ("Notice") ...
WilmerHale
On 6 September 2018 the UK High Court handed down its judgment in the application for judicial review brought by KBR Inc. ("KBR") against the Director of the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO").
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Dentons
All businesses are at risk of cyber attacks. Having in place appropriate policies and procedures, however, helps to mitigate the risk of a cyber attack.
Travers Smith LLP
In the first contested prosecution under section 7 of the UK's Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act"), a Londonbased interiors company has been found guilty of the 'corporate offence' of failing to prevent bribery.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In August 2018, in an effort to battle corruption, Brazil enacted Decree-Law No. 9,468/18, which provides broader power to the Public Transparency and Anti-Corruption Council.
Orrick
The English High Court has dismissed an application to discharge an "unexplained wealth order" ("UWO") against the wife of the former chairman of the International Bank of Azerbaijan.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On September 5, 2018, the English Court of Appeal (the Court) issued its decision in The Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 2006.
Dentons
In The Director of the SFO v. Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited (ENRC), the Court of Appeal overturned the High Court's decision ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The target of the UK's first unexplained wealth order (UWO) has been made public after reporting restrictions expired last week.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Since the publication of our November 2017 issue, the following significant cross-border prosecutions, settlements and developments have occurred.
Dentons
On 1 October 2018, the FCA fined Tesco Personal Finance plc (Tesco Bank) £16.4 million for failures relating to a cyber attack
Clyde & Co
Court of Appeal considers the test for setting aside a notice of discontinuance
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