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Jersey Finance Limited
A leading academic has urged policy-makers to stop trying to combat corruption by introducing new rules and instead to spend more time determining the effectiveness of the rules already in place.
Baker & Partners
Investigating and pursuing serious and complex fraud claims is about staying ahead of the game. Most serious frauds will have an international element, whether in the substantive action or in asset recovery.
Jersey Finance Limited
A recent House of Commons debate on the Criminal Finances Bill included discussion about whether the Crown Dependencies should be forced to create public registries of beneficial ownership information.
Baker & Partners
The risks posed by ‘traditional' forms of fraud (undertaken by dishonest employees or directors diverting funds from client accounts) will always be of concern to financial services businesses.
Baker & Partners
What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?
Baker & Partners
Should financial institutions be reimbursed for the costs incurred by assisting victims of fraud?
Baker & Partners
As a major offshore financial centre, the Island of Jersey has, unfortunately, all too often been one of the jurisdictions of choice for those seeking to hide assets that have been fraudulently obtained from others and to launder their ill-gotten gains.
Baker & Partners
It has been reported in the United Kingdom that public resources are so stretched that police officers have attended the scenes of crime by bus.
Baker & Partners
What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?
Walkers
The doctrine of tracing involves rules by which to determine whether one form of property interest is properly to be regarded as substituted for another.
Baker & Partners
Leaving aside the comparatively minor matters dealt with in the Magistrate’s Court, all prosecutions within Jersey are brought in the name of Her Majesty’s Attorney General for Jersey and by dint of modern practice are in the vast majority of cases prosecuted by a Crown Advocate.
Baker & Partners
Dishonest assistance is a category of secondary liability that can attach to a person who assists in a breach of trust or a breach of fiduciary duty.
Baker & Partners
Whether this principle has survived in practice into the present era is a matter of speculation.
Baker & Partners
Secret commissions and bribes have unfortunately become an increasingly common feature of doing business in certain parts of the world.
Appleby
The law in Jersey relating to the consequences of receiving a bribe has been recently clarified in the case of Lloyds Trust Company (Channel Islands) Limited v Fragoso and Others [2013] JRC 211 concerning a Jersey trust known as the Rex Trust.
Baker & Partners
Those who thought the days of the extended informal freeze may be over, think again.
Baker & Partners
This case has brought to the fore a very interesting question in the field of money laundering. The issue at stake was the following: in relation to the laundering offence contained in section 93C(2) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 and section 49(2) of the Drug Trafficking Act 1994 (the "Acts"), is there a requirement for the prosecution to prove that the property being converted is in fact the proceeds of crime?
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Jersey Finance Limited
A leading academic has urged policy-makers to stop trying to combat corruption by introducing new rules and instead to spend more time determining the effectiveness of the rules already in place.
Baker & Partners
Investigating and pursuing serious and complex fraud claims is about staying ahead of the game. Most serious frauds will have an international element, whether in the substantive action or in asset recovery.
Jersey Finance Limited
A recent House of Commons debate on the Criminal Finances Bill included discussion about whether the Crown Dependencies should be forced to create public registries of beneficial ownership information.
Baker & Partners
The risks posed by ‘traditional' forms of fraud (undertaken by dishonest employees or directors diverting funds from client accounts) will always be of concern to financial services businesses.
Baker & Partners
As a major offshore financial centre, the Island of Jersey has, unfortunately, all too often been one of the jurisdictions of choice for those seeking to hide assets that have been fraudulently obtained from others and to launder their ill-gotten gains.
Baker & Partners
What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?
Baker & Partners
Should financial institutions be reimbursed for the costs incurred by assisting victims of fraud?
Walkers
The doctrine of tracing involves rules by which to determine whether one form of property interest is properly to be regarded as substituted for another.
Baker & Partners
What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?
Baker & Partners
It has been reported in the United Kingdom that public resources are so stretched that police officers have attended the scenes of crime by bus.
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