Mondaq Offshore: Criminal Law
BeesMont Law Limited
The Bermuda Government's new Bribery Act 2016 came into force on 1 September, 2017 (Bribery Act), drastically modernising Bermuda's anti-bribery legislation.
Appleby
The potential consequences of being found guilty of an offence under the soon-to-be-operational Bribery Act 2016 make it imperative that both individuals and entities are aware of the provisions of the legislation.
Maples and Calder
In this Q&A article Arabella di Iorio and David Welford provide insight into business crime and regulations as it relates to the British Virgin Islands. Topics include criminal law enforcement, particular statues and crimes, investigations, and appeals.
Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors
The United States champions itself as a nation policing the rest of the world, preventing money laundering, tax evasion and foreign corrupt practices.
Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors
My law firm seeks to recover assets stolen by international fraud and grand corruption.
Maples and Calder
There are no regional levels separate from the national level in the Cayman Islands.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
In 2011 the Criminal Code was amended by the addition of a new article 314A, which makes it a criminal offence, punishable by up to 5 years' imprisonment, a fine of up to EUR30,000 or both...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Cyprus signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence on 16 June 2015.
Carey Olsen
On 30 September 2017, the UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the CFA) will come into force, along with its newly-focused corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion.
Dillon Eustace
On 2 November 2017, the Government published a package of measures designed to strengthen Ireland's response to white collar crime
Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors
I have long advocated that Grand Corruption should be considered a crime against humanity, under Article 7(1)(k) of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court.
Hassan Elhais
According to the criminal law in Dubai it is illegal to consume alcohol without a validly issued permit.
Hassan Elhais
When I asked the supplier to pay the money, he threatened me and said I do not have the right to claim this interest and he said he can put me in jail.
Hassan Elhais
I own a small company in Dubai. All of our professional communication and dealings with one of our customers are through fax.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Last year, the UAE government passed a series of laws that aim to approach drug addiction and its effects more holistically, and one of the elements of the UAE Anti Narcotics Law states that those who come forward to authorities to seek treatment for addiction are exempt from prosecution...
STA Law Firm
Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
Since 1987, the Penal Code has contained prohibitions against bribery, making it an offence to bribe a public official in consideration for an act on the part of that official.
STA Law Firm
Although globalization is advancing at the seams of the 21st century, it remains unclear as to when will the legal systems across the world harmonize.
STA Law Firm
It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separate us, the human race, from other animals we term as ‘wild.'
Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors
The SEC rule that would have required oil and gas and mining companies to disclose each year their payments to foreign governments was intended to increase transparency and prevent back-handers...
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A common mugger might snatch an iPhone from your hand, or swindle you out of the cash in your wallet.
Baker & Partners
In a series of 3 articles (Rounds 1 to 3), we explore Jersey's approach to the concept of transparency in respect of beneficial ownership information.
STA Law Firm
Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one.
Dillon Eustace
On 2 November 2017, the Government published a package of measures designed to strengthen Ireland's response to white collar crime
Hassan Elhais
I own a small company in Dubai. All of our professional communication and dealings with one of our customers are through fax.
Ogier
Since 30 September 2017, two new criminal offences relevant to the offshore world have been in force under the UK Criminal Finances Act.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Money laundering offences usually consist of conduct which seeks to conceal the criminal origin of wealth.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
In 2011 the Criminal Code was amended by the addition of a new article 314A, which makes it a criminal offence, punishable by up to 5 years' imprisonment, a fine of up to EUR30,000 or both...
Al Tamimi & Company
As a region, the Middle East witnesses constant development across a spectrum of financial crime issues.
Kennedys
A fundamental principle of arbitration is that the arbitral tribunal acts fairly and impartially in arriving at its award.
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