Mondaq UK: Criminal Law
Dechert
The British Parliament has recently published two important post-legislative assessments of the effectiveness of the UK's financial crime legislative framework, as well as an insight into future areas of focus.
Dechert
On February 12 2019 the UK Parliament passed the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 (the "COPO Act").
Dechert
In the United Kingdom, section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1987 gives the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) powers to serve a notice on companies or individuals compelling them to produce documents relevant to an SFO investigation.
Dechert
Dechert lawyers have authored the United Kingdom chapter in the 2018 Global Investigations Review European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office may have lost the battle in its challenge of Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC)'s claim of privilege in the Court of Appeal, but the war isn't over yet.
Giambrone & Partners
The regulating bodies and financial institutions are taking a number of measures to prevent financial fraud. Binary options trading, in particular
Fenwick Elliott LLP
PBS sought the summary enforcement of an adjudication decision in the sum of ฃ1.8 million. Bester resisted on the basis that the decision had been procured by fraud.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Italy's UniCredit bank and two subsidiaries are paying $1.3 billion to US authorities to settle allegations of breaching sanctions.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
MPs have called for a new investigation into Lloyds over an alleged cover-up regarding the mistreatment of small business customers by its HBOS unit.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Standard Chartered has been ordered to pay a total of $1.1 billion by US and UK authorities to settle allegations of poor money laundering controls and sanctions breaching.
Wrigleys Solicitors
Should an employer wait for criminal proceedings to conclude before undertaking an internal disciplinary process?
BCL Solicitors LLP
A high-level review of confiscation law may hold the promise of real change.
BCL Solicitors LLP
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.
WilmerHale
Corruption Watch UK has claimed that "a company committing economic crime in the US is far more likely to be hit with criminal, civil and regulatory penalties than one in the UK."
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a decision illustrating the court's strict approach to the rule prohibiting the use of disclosed documents and witness statements for a collateral purpose, the High Court has refused a party permission.
WilmerHale
On 29 October 2014, the SFO opened an investigation into Tesco Stores Ltd in relation to a suspected offence of false accounting, contrary to section 17 of the Theft Act 1968.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The UK's largest civil fraud trial has begun with US technology giant Hewlett-Packard suing the former head of software firm Autonomy.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Supreme Court has resolved uncertainty as to the test that must be met when seeking to set aside a judgment on the grounds that it was obtained by fraud. Overturning the Court of Appeal's decision
Dechert
For those facing a civil enforcement action, criminal investigation, or both, the choice of counsel has become increasingly complex and highstakes in the globalized economy.
Herbert Smith Freehills
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However, this principle does not apply when someone has two or more convictions.
WilmerHale
This uncompromising position does not appear to leave much latitude to companies that wish to self-report and to assert their privilege rights.
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