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BCL Solicitors LLP
The UK's Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Robert Buckland MP, faced criticism earlier this month by suggesting that the anonymity of those suspected of serious crime
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli outlines the areas investigators could be focussing on.
Mayer Brown
On 12 July 2019, the UK government published its "Economic Crime Plan, 2019 to 2022" (the "Paper"), a policy paper setting out seven strategic priorities, each with action plans ("Actions")
DAC Beachcroft LLP
It has long been a problem for criminal prosecutors that corporate crime is difficult to detect. The criminal act can remain concealed and the effects
WilmerHale
On 6 August 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office (‘SFO') published Corporate Co-operation Guidance (‘Guidance')
DLA Piper
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) issued much-awaited guidance on corporate co-operation, which forms part of its Operational Handbook (the Guidance).
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The United States is considering legislation to prosecute foreign officials that seek bribes from American businesses. Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli believes the move reflects the UK's approach.
BCL Solicitors LLP
Last month, the SFO lost a case against three former executives of metals company Sarclad, which signed a DPA in 2016. Former Managing Director Michael Sorby
BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL partner, Richard Reichman writes for Euronews discussing the complex decision of whether or not to self-report corporate wrongdoing.
BCL Solicitors LLP
One of the lesser known, often poorly understood provisions of the confiscation regime under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) is section 22
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 4 July 2019, Mr Justice William Davis approved a Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") agreed between the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO")
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
On 6 August 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") published its much-awaited guidance on corporate co-operation (the "Guidance").
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
HSBC is paying hundreds of millions to settle tax fraud allegations. Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli says it is not the first such case – and is unlikely to be the last.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) released Guidance on what it expects from organisations seeking cooperation credit in the agency's investigations.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli commends Microsoft's efforts but says it still faces a challenge.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syedur Rahman of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli says his appeal is a calculated risk.
Clyde & Co
The increased digitalisation of commercial transactions has encouraged criminals to find new ways to defraud their
WilmerHale
The year 2018 brought mixed news for anti-corruption and enforcement action in the UK.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
We wrote in June 2018 about the key issues to consider in making the decision whether or not to pursue a private prosecution and in what circumstances it might be the right option.
Dentons
Combating financial crime is a serious issue for firms in the regulated sector and brings with it many challenges for compliance and legal practitioners.
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BCL Solicitors LLP
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Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
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Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
HSBC is paying hundreds of millions to settle tax fraud allegations. Nicola Sharp of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli says it is not the first such case – and is unlikely to be the last.
Dechert
We reported last year that the rise in multi-jurisdictional criminal and regulatory investigations over the past few years has led to improvements in cross-border cooperation between enforcement authorities in corporate investigations, ...
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