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US Corporate Law: Canada Introduces Deferred Prosecution Regime To Address Corporate Crime
The prosecuting authority will withdraw the relevant charges once the offending corporation satisfies the terms and conditions set out in the DPA.
Canada
25 Apr 2018
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Supreme Court To Determine Extraterritorial Reach Of RICO
On Oct. 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari to the Second Circuit's decision in European Community v. RJR Nabisco, 764 F.3d 129 (2d Cir. 2014), rehearing en banc denied, 783 F.3d 123 (2d Cir. 2015), which held that RICO applies extraterritorially, but only to the extent that a RICO claim is based on predicate acts that apply extraterritorially.
United States
24 Oct 2015
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Criminal Investigation Of Attorney
The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) has held that an attorney acting under a lasting power of attorney can be guilty of abuse of position under Section 4 of the Fraud Act 2006.
UK
5 Aug 2015
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First Convictions For The SFO Under The Bribery Act 2010
The Serious Fraud Office has successfully prosecuted three individuals for a fraud worth approximately £23 million, including securing its first convictions under the Bribery Act 2010.
UK
7 Jan 2015
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Deferred Prosecution Agreements
Deferred Prosecution Agreements (‘DPAs’) are voluntary agreements due to come into force on 24 February 2014, pursuant to which a prosecutor and an organisation can agree that, as long as certain terms of the DPA are satisfied the prosecutor will initially suspend and eventually terminate criminal prosecution of the organisation.
UK
22 Feb 2014
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New Sentencing Guidelines For Fraud, Bribery And Money Laundering Offences
The Sentencing Council recently issued useful guidelines regarding sentencing in relation to fraud, bribery and money laundering corporate offences.
UK
20 Feb 2014
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FCA On Conduct Regulation For Authorised Foreign Banks
On 13 November, Clive Adamson, FCA Director of Supervision delivered a speech on what conduct regulation means for authorised foreign banks (AFBs), and the FCA's expectations of AFBs.
UK
9 Dec 2013
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Bribery Act 2010 – Are You Running Out Of Time To Implement Compliance Policies And Procedures?
The Bribery Act 2010 (the ‘Act') comes into force on 1 July 2011 and simplifies and expands the range of bribery-related offences for which individuals and organisations can be prosecuted.
UK
6 Jun 2011
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Charities And The Bribery Act 2010
The Bribery Act 2010 (the ‘Act') comes into force on 1 July 2011.
UK
16 May 2011
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Bribery Act 2010
The Bribery Act 2010 simplifies and expands the range of bribery-related offences for which individuals and organisations can be prosecuted.
UK
13 Apr 2011
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