Mondaq UK: Criminal Law
Mishcon de Reya
In The Hague last week, Europol held meetings with a significant number of prominent cryptocurrency exchanges, payment processors and digital wallet providers to consider how to
Mishcon de Reya
The Serious Fraud Office has intimated it will now routinely expect companies to hand over written notes from any interviews carried out as part of an internal investigation.
WilmerHale
Anti-corruption investigations and enforcement actions in the United Kingdom have continued to gather pace over the past 12 months. The commencement and pursuit of numerous high-profile investigations and prosecutions by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), as well as the UK's other investigative, regulatory and prosecutorial bodies, ...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
What can be observed is that a business asserting it has an 'ethical culture' is not going to be sufficient in the absence of any evidence to support that claim.
Bell Lax Solicitors
It has long been established that solicitors owe their clients a duty of care, especially when it comes to protecting their clients' money.
Jones Day
Money laundering is front-page news. A UK Parliamentary Committee report titled "Moscow's Gold" warned that UK national security was endangered as a result of turning a blind eye to Russia's "dirty money".
Jones Day
High-profile money laundering incidents have caught the attention of lawmakers and enforcement authorities in the United Kingdom.
Mishcon de Reya
Head of Mishcon de Reya's White Collar Crime & Investigations Group Alison Levitt QC featured on BBC Radio 4's Law in Action programme ...
WilmerHale
On 9 May 2018, the UK House of Lords appointed a Select Committee, chaired by Lord Saville of Newdigate, to scrutinise the implementation and enforcement of the UK Bribery Act 2010 ("the Act").
Fasken
Southwark Crown Court is a designated centre for many of the UK's serious fraud and white-collar crime jury trials. It is a drab building in a stunning location.
Dentons
When a villain impersonates a property owner and runs off with the purchase money, which honest party should be liable for the loss: the true owner of the property, the seller's solicitor...
WilmerHale
On 19 April 2018 the High Court handed down its judgment in the case R (on the application of AL) v Serious Fraud Office. The Claimant (AL) is a current defendant in criminal proceedings brought by the SFO.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 11, 2018, the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority published a "Dear CEO" letter to U.K. authorized banks, setting out its views on best practice that banks should adopt ...
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman, of award-winning business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, argues that blockchain could prove valuable in fraud prevention.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Ben Ticehurst, Senior Lawyer at Rahman Ravelli has angrily challenged the National Crime Agency's assumption that British businesses are at risk of being drawn into corrupt practices after the UK leaves the European Union.
Mishcon de Reya
It is sadly the case that many of us will know people who have fallen victim to an authorised push payment fraud (APP fraud).
Mishcon de Reya
The past decade has seen an increased use of virtual private networks, cryptocurrencies, whistleblowing, targeted marketing, trolling and online scams – all made possible by a perceived online anonymity.
Mishcon de Reya
The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018. Prior to this Act the UK's domestic sanctions regimes were confined to terrorism legislation.
Mishcon de Reya
Over the weekend it was reported in the Sunday Times that the National Crime Agency has scaled up investigations into businessmen linked to Vladimir Putin's regime following the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Formula One is facing testing times. The sport is under official scrutiny regarding suspicions of money laundering.
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In the first contested prosecution under section 7 of the UK's Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act"), a Londonbased interiors company has been found guilty of the 'corporate offence' of failing to prevent bribery.
WilmerHale
On 5 February 2017, the UK High Court issued judgment in the case of Love v USA [2018] EWHC 172 (Admin) ("the Judgment").
WilmerHale
On 9 May 2018, the UK House of Lords appointed a Select Committee, chaired by Lord Saville of Newdigate, to scrutinise the implementation and enforcement of the UK Bribery Act 2010 ("the Act").
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman, of award-winning business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, argues that blockchain could prove valuable in fraud prevention.
Jones Day
High-profile money laundering incidents have caught the attention of lawmakers and enforcement authorities in the United Kingdom.
Fasken
Southwark Crown Court is a designated centre for many of the UK's serious fraud and white-collar crime jury trials. It is a drab building in a stunning location.
Dentons
When a villain impersonates a property owner and runs off with the purchase money, which honest party should be liable for the loss: the true owner of the property, the seller's solicitor...
Travers Smith LLP
On 19 June 2018 Directive (EU) 2018/843 was published in the Official Journal. This amends the Fourth Money Laundering Directive (MLD 4) and is commonly known as the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (MLD 5).
Dentons
On 9 July 2018, the 5th Anti-Money Laudering Directive (MLD5) entered into force.
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