Mondaq Offshore: Criminal Law
MJM Limited
MJM attorneys have been actively studying the Act and providing bribery related training to clients and members of our staff.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Bermuda's Bribery Act 2016 came into force on 1 September 2017, completely overhauling Bermuda's anti-bribery legislation by criminalising bribery and creating new offences of bribing...
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.
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.
Carey Olsen
In the Cayman Islands, the main legislation relating to anti-bribery and anti-corruption is the Anti-Corruption Law (2016 Revision) (referred to hereafter as the "Law").
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands' Anti-Corruption Law (2014 Revision) (the "Law") came into force on 1 January 2010 with the intent of giving effect to the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery...
Maples and Calder
There are no regional levels separate from the national level in the Cayman Islands.
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
The non-payment of the cheque for a period of 15 days of its first presentation.
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...
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
The Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") recently published its response to the Law Reform Commission's Issues Paper on "Regulatory Enforcement and Corporate Offences".
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
Question: I gave a Dh100,000 cheque to one of my suppliers. Due to my cash flow issue, the cheque bounced. Can I go to jail or has the law changed in Dubai?
Hassan Elhais
The young men, both aged 27, were cleared of possessing drugs to sell and to use.
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.
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Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
With Value Added Tax now a part of business in Dubai, Aziz Rahman and Ben Ticehurst consider the precautions that those in business must take.
STA Law Firm
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Baker & Partners
International financial centres have always been a target of negative media. "Offshore" has become a pejorative term. Concerns regarding the regulatory and legal systems of "offshore" jurisdictions...
Hassan Elhais
Question: I gave a Dh100,000 cheque to one of my suppliers. Due to my cash flow issue, the cheque bounced. Can I go to jail or has the law changed in Dubai?
C.Savva & Associates Ltd
On the 23 January 2018, The Code of Conduct Group of the European Council resolved the removal of eight of the originally listed 17 jurisdictions, (including UAE, South Korea and Panama) from the EU tax haven blacklist.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
With effect from 1 January 2017, the Law of 23 December 2016 relating to the implementation of the 2017 tax reform has included aggravated tax evasion (fraude fiscale aggravée) and tax fraud...
Election fever shouldn't lead businesses to lose sight of their responsibilities under the new Criminal Finances Act 2017.
KRYS Global
Many sophisticated fraudsters use offshore bank accounts and corporate vehicles to conceal their proceeds of fraud.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Money laundering offences usually consist of conduct which seeks to conceal the criminal origin of wealth.
Babbe Legal
The Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 defines a "member" of a company as one whose name appears in the company's register of members.
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