Mondaq UK: Criminal Law
WilmerHale
A common feature of corporate criminal disposal in the US for several decades, the use of corporate monitors in the UK in the same period has been, at best, sporadic.
WilmerHale
An article by Alison Geary and Lloyd Firth, published in Of Counsel, discusses the perceived precarious future of the Serious Fraud Office.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In May 2016, we published an Alert about UK proposals to introduce new strict liability corporate criminal offences aimed at preventing the facilitation of tax evasion.
Erdem & Erdem Law
The two main significant pieces of legislation governing international anti-corruption enforcement are the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and the UK Bribery Act 2010 ("BA 2010").
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.
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Ropes & Gray LLP
In May 2016, we published an Alert about UK proposals to introduce new strict liability corporate criminal offences aimed at preventing the facilitation of tax evasion.
TLT Solicitors
On 21 June 2017, the FCA published a Consultation Paper on its new proposals for advising on pension transfers where consumers have safeguarded benefits.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Banks and other payment service providers (PSPs) will be obliged to record details of fraudulent payment transactions and report the data to regulators on both a quarterly and annual basis...
WilmerHale
An article by Alison Geary and Lloyd Firth, published in Of Counsel, discusses the perceived precarious future of the Serious Fraud Office.
STA Law Firm
In this article we will read something about corporate liability and how the United Kingdom has drawn the boundaries to prevent the executors, who these executors can be?
ICSA
An effective anti-corruption and bribery programme is vital to protect a company's reputation.
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.
Clyde & Co
In recent months we have written about the growing trend of prosecuting individuals for health and safety breaches in Australia, particularly in relation. to manslaughter charges.
WilmerHale
In recent years, a perception has developed that compliance officers have personally become more exposed to regulatory and government enforcement action.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The proposal responds to recent pressure on the UK government to enhance the transparency of foreign property investment...
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