Mondaq Europe: Criminal Law
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...
Baker & McKenzie
On October 7, 2017, the EU Commission published its updated study on corruption in the EU healthcare sector. Companies in the healthcare industry should rethink their policies...
Gowling WLG
France's anti-bribery act, also called Loi Sapin 2, requires certain French companies to take a number of actions before the end of the year.
Baker & McKenzie
In a CEO fraud case the Regional Labor Court of Saxony ruled that the financial director authorizing the payment can be held (partially) liable. The amount depends on the efforts of the company...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Irish Government, through the Departments of Business, Finance and Justice, has identified four distinct themes in order to strengthen the existing regulatory and legislative framework ...
Dillon Eustace
On 2 November 2017, the Government published a package of measures designed to strengthen Ireland's response to white collar crime
Arthur Cox
On 2 November 2017 the Government published its new White Collar Crime package.
Arthur Cox
Eight of the top ten fines ever issued under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) were levied on European companies.
Boccadutri International Law Firm
By means of this process a state delivers an individual to another state that has made the request (passive extradition), or an individual currently within the territory of another state ...
Boccadutri International Law Firm
A series of checks by the FBI it proved enough to stop Lee Elbaz, CEO of Yuokom, suspected of having scammed hundreds of Americans.
Boga & Associates
Would any of the following activities constitute a criminal offence in your jurisdiction? If so, please provide details of the offence, the maximum penalties available, and any examples of prosecutions in your jurisdiction
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 27 April 2017, an amendment to the Polish Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code implementing Directive 2014/42/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014...
Baker & McKenzie
The Special Services Coordinator presented the main principles of the new draft bill on the Transparency of Public Life. The major goal of the Project will be to improve the transparency of the State.
Ivanyan & Partners
Only state prosecutors and victims (albeit to a very limited extent) can act as prosecutors before the Russian courts.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
Overall, this was a less active year in terms of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement actions, at least when compared to 2016. In 2017, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") took a total of 9 enforcement actions and the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") took a total of 7 enforcement actions.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 7, 2017, the UK Payment Systems Regulator published a report on the initiatives it has engaged in with banks, the payment systems industry and the FCA to prevent or mitigate harm to consumers...
Stephenson Harwood
On 31 October 2017 Sections 10 – 12 of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the "Act") will enter into force, making the most significant changes to the money laundering reporting regime...
Mishcon de Reya
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently published its latest annual bulletin on crime in England and Wales.
Mishcon de Reya
In the recent case of Christodoulides v Marcou the High Court refused permission to appeal against the first instance decision that a will was invalid by reason of ‘fraudulent calumny'...
Mishcon de Reya
In Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] UKSC 67 (Ivey), the Supreme Court revisited the test for dishonesty that has been applied in criminal cases for more than 30 years.
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Proskauer Rose LLP
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Baker & Partners
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Gowling WLG
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Jones Day
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