Mondaq UK: Criminal Law
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The long-awaited Criminal Finances Bill received Royal Assent in April, becoming the Criminal Finances Act 2017 in the process.
Field Fisher
The Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") announced today that Barclays and four former senior executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance.
Clyde & Co
On 3 July 2009, there was a fire at Lakanal House in Camberwell, South London. The incident resulted in six fatalities.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Earlier this month, Lee Charnley, managing director of Newcastle United, was among a number of senior European football officials arrested as part of an investigation into the tax affairs...
Clyde & Co
Theresa May's decision to call a snap general election was a surprise to most.
Sedgwick LLP
In my C-Suite Risk Report posting in March, I discussed the UK's Serious Fraud Office's (SFO) investigation into Rolls-Royce (RR) and the UK Court's approval of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA).
WilmerHale
This article follows on from "Part I: Detecting bribery", which also contains a summary of the background to the OECD's Phase 4 Report. For completeness, a short background section is repeated here.
Jones Day
On 28 March 2017, the FCA announced that Tesco plc and Tesco Stores Limited ("Tesco") had agreed to committing market abuse in relation to a trading update published on 29 August 2014.
Field Fisher
Yesterday saw the publication of Mrs Justice Andrews' judgment in the claim brought by the Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Criminal Finance Act 2017 received Royal Assent on April 27, 2017, making its way onto the statute book before the halting of Parliamentary business ahead of this year's general election.
Field Fisher
The Criminal Finances Act received Royal Assent last week.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The High Court of Justice of England and Wales ("The High Court") recently provided a rare insight into the difficulties that companies and individuals may face when challenging the basis of a SFO...
WilmerHale
On 23 March 2017, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") published the results of its Phase 4 review of the UK's implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention (the "Convention").
Kemp Little LLP
The UK Government begins its consultation for potential changes to law on corporate criminal liability for economic crime
Gowling WLG
In our November alert titled 'Letters of Credit: When not to pay' we highlighted the potential impact of a recent case concerning a bank's obligation to pay out under a letter of credit.
Latham & Watkins
The UK's growing focus on corporate criminal liability was seen in two recent pieces of news.
Bennett Jones LLP
The English Court of Appeal recently upheld an order freezing £4.4 million (US $5.35 million) allegedly obtained through a corruption scheme involving Chadian diplomats and a Canadian oil and gas company
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Nearly every multi-national company conducts business using a combination of its own employees and third parties it hires to perform essential tasks.
Blaser Mills
The fixed penalty for using a handheld mobile phone while driving will double from a £100 fine and three points on the licence, to a £200 fine and six points.
Taylor Wessing
This month our Corporate Crime and Fraud unit provides its insights on the recent amendments to the Criminal Finances Bill...
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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
New legislation could leave engineering firms vulnerable to fines if their subcontractors are involved in tax evasion.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Earlier this month, Lee Charnley, managing director of Newcastle United, was among a number of senior European football officials arrested as part of an investigation into the tax affairs...
Sedgwick LLP
In my C-Suite Risk Report posting in March, I discussed the UK's Serious Fraud Office's (SFO) investigation into Rolls-Royce (RR) and the UK Court's approval of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA).
WilmerHale
This article follows on from "Part I: Detecting bribery", which also contains a summary of the background to the OECD's Phase 4 Report. For completeness, a short background section is repeated here.
Bennett Jones LLP
A recent English decision on privilege has cast doubt on the legal protection provided to lawyers' work product when assisting corporate clients with internal investigations.
Clyde & Co
Theresa May's decision to call a snap general election was a surprise to most.
Davidson Chalmers LLP
The partnership was set up in 2003 and has achieved almost 600 convictions since then, the most recent being a fine for over £1,800 for the unauthorised dumping of household waste.
Field Fisher
Yesterday saw the publication of Mrs Justice Andrews' judgment in the claim brought by the Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd.
Jones Day
On 28 March 2017, the FCA announced that Tesco plc and Tesco Stores Limited ("Tesco") had agreed to committing market abuse in relation to a trading update published on 29 August 2014.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Criminal Finance Act 2017 received Royal Assent on April 27, 2017, making its way onto the statute book before the halting of Parliamentary business ahead of this year's general election.
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