Mondaq Offshore: Criminal Law
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Leroy King, the former Head of Antigua & Barbuda's Financial Services Regulatory Commission has lost another appeal, leaving him with the prospect of the Privy Council as a last resort before inevitable extradition to the USA ...
Maples and Calder
There is no bar on private prosecutions for the vast majority of criminal offences; therefore, in theory, any authority or private party may prosecute.
Maples and Calder
What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?
KRYS Global
If fraud or misconduct is discovered, it can have debilitating effects on a company; on its profits, consumer confidence, increased costs including legal costs, and in severe cases its reputation and the cutting of its workforce.
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, for lenders to charge interest at excessive rates.
Dillon Eustace
The Law Reform Commission ("LRC") published yesterday (23 October 2018) its report on "Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences".
Arendt & Medernach
Luxembourg is a civil law jurisdiction and has experience in fraud cases. Its entities are often involved in international groups of companies, making Luxembourg vulnerable to company fraud and other fraudulent schemes that make use of complex legal set-ups.
KPMG Luxembourg
In recent years, sophisticated cybercriminals have managed to compromise several banks' computer networks, learn their payment processes, and gain access to the relevant IT credentials...
Hassan Elhais
Criminal Order is a new procedural system established by the amendment to the UAE Criminal Procedure Law, which envisages efficient and seamless transition of workflow with the goal to lessen the judicial workload.
STA Law Firm
In July 2016, Singapore established a Penal Code review committee intended to perform a comprehensive assessment of the legal provisions currently protecting marginalized communities and members...
STA Law Firm
The topic of self-defense is one which can be quite complicated. One of the most basic and critical drivers of a human is that of self-preservation and protection.
Hassan Elhais
A Russian woman, 34, said that her husband, 41, took their daughter for a walk and never returned.
STA Law Firm
Towards the end of 2017, the UAE public was made aware that there had been a massive syndicate organizing trading scams in the region which were reported to have removed nearly one billion dirhams from the market.
STA Law Firm
It may sound odd, but there is a difference between international criminal law and criminal international law
STA Law Firm
A statute of limitation is a concept which places a time limitation in which a case is capable of being brought forward.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
There are numerous anti-corruption and bribery laws in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Firstly, the UAE has ratified the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) pursuant to Federal Decree Law No. 8 of 2006.
STA Law Firm
"Mens Rea" or criminal intent refers to an individual's state of mind at the time he committed a crime. People who have criminal intent are fully aware of the act or omission they are about to commit
STA Law Firm
Imagine a case where a person has committed a criminal offense, and now that person is standing trial for such offense.
STA Law Firm
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE as well as the emirate of the same name.
Hassan Elhais
Christian Michel did not appear in court and his whereabouts are not known, his lawyer said.
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Cybercrimes have become a global issue with many jurisdictions frantically trying to incorporate new legislation to cover such crimes and create new punishments to ensure that perpetrators are adequately persecuted.
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Mamo TCV Advocates
A European Union national previously convicted and incarcerated for trafficking drugs challenged the decision given under the authority of the Director of Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs which had effectively limited his right to freedom of movement ...
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My brother is a foreigner who has been arrested in the UAE for carrying a significant amount of marijuana into the country. What should I anticipate as punishment for his offence?
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