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John Binns Analyses Post-Brexit Anti-Money Laundering Law
As an EU member state, the UK has drawn at least a large part of its anti-money laundering (AML) and (CTF) regulations from the provisions of the Money Laundering Directives (MLDs), which have needed to be transposed into...
UK
16 Aug 2019
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The New Code For Private Prosecutors – John Binns Writes For Lexisnexis
BCL partner, John Binns writes for Lexis Nexis considering the new Code for Private Prosecutors, issued by the Private Prosecutors' Association (PPA)
UK
16 Aug 2019
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Confiscation Revisited: What To Do When The Prosecutor Comes Back For More
One of the lesser known, often poorly understood provisions of the confiscation regime under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) is section 22
UK
16 Aug 2019
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The Moratorium Period: What It Does To Your Property, And What To Do When A Court Is Asked To Extend It
Few people who receive a notice of an application to extend a moratorium period under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) will have the slightest idea what it means.
UK
29 Jul 2019
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The Legal Route to Cannabis Profit in the UK
Last month's Cannabis Europa conference in London was a showcase for the increasingly well-heeled global cannabis industry, and a signal of its keen interest in the developing commercial, regulatory...
UK
22 Jul 2019
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Money Laundering And The Regulations: When To Report ‘Suspicious Activity'
The last decade or so has seen the job of detecting financial crime in the UK increasingly outsourced to businesses and professionals in the private sector.
UK
15 May 2019
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UK Summary Forfeiture Guide: What To Do About Seized Cash, Detention Of Listed Assets, Account Freezing Orders, And More
An increasing number of people are finding themselves on the receiving end of summary forfeiture proceedings in the magistrates' court ...
UK
12 Apr 2019
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Confiscation: A Question Of Judgement?
A high-level review of confiscation law may hold the promise of real change.
UK
9 Apr 2019
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Restraint Orders: What To Do When Your Assets Are Frozen
For many people who receive or are served with a Crown Court Restraint Order, this will be the first time they have had anything to do with the criminal justice system.
UK
5 Apr 2019
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The Impact Of Social Media On Criminal Justice System
The Attorney General's Office has published the government's response to a call for evidence on the impact of social media on criminal trials, which concludes that social media
UK
3 Apr 2019
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The Cannabis Industry: Legal Issues For Businesses And Investors
Increasingly, businesses in the UK are looking at entering into, or investing in, the legal cannabis industry, domestically or overseas.
UK
22 Feb 2019
12
The Times Reports Assad Regime Asset Collection "An Uphill Struggle" After Us Court Ruling
BCL partner, John Binns talks to The Times about the difficult process of collecting assets from the Assad regime after the family of murdered journalist, Marie Colvin were awarded $302 million in damages.
UK
7 Feb 2019
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Edward Fennell From The Times Speaks To BCL's John Binns For His Article ‘The New Blitz On White Collar Crime'
BCL partner, John Binns speaks to Edward Fennell at The Times to discuss the new Economic Crime Strategic Board (ECSB),
UK
30 Jan 2019
14
How Brexit May Impact UK Criminal Justice
Writing for Law 360, he looks at how the U.K.'s participation in the EU's Justice and Home Affairs measures is subject to a specially negotiated "opt-in" mechanism.
European Union
25 Jan 2019
15
Anti-Money Laundering And Fraud In The United Kingdom
BCL partner, John Binns explores the general climate and recent developments of how money laundering, terrorism financing and fraud are defined and regulated in the UK.
UK
22 Jan 2019
16
Right To Inspect SARS Under The Civil Jurisdiction (Lonsdale V National Westminster Bank)
The High Court in Lonsdale v National Westminster Bank Plc considered the extent to which it was possible to obtain disclosure and/or inspection of suspicious activity reports (SARs) ...
UK
17 Jan 2019
17
Beyond Brexit (Video)
The United Kingdom's scheduled departure from the European Union on 29 March 2019 is fast approaching.
European Union
5 Dec 2018
18
Virtual Currencies And Brexit: What Next?
BCL Partner, John Binns appears in Money Laundering Bulletin to discuss details of the Outline Political Declaration of the UK's exit from the EU.
European Union
3 Dec 2018
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Tax Evasion, Its Facilitators, And The New Corporate Duty To Stop Them
John Binns discusses the introduction of complex new offences in the Criminal Finances Act 2017, aimed at putting pressure on businesses to stop those who help others evade tax.
UK
5 Mar 2018
20
Deferred Prosecution Agreements: Draft Code Of Practice Published For Consultation
The Serious Fraud Office and the Director of Public Prosecutions have published a draft Code of Practice for consultation covering their proposals on the criteria for suitable cases, and the process for putting them into practice.
UK
20 Sep 2013
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