Mondaq Europe: Criminal Law
Wolf Theiss
Due to the complexity of white collar crime nowadays, the public prosecutor requires a lot of information in order to understand and prosecute the case.
The recent announcement that the immunity of FPÖ politician Christian Leyroutz has been suspended shows that neither politicians nor lawyers or even politicians who are lawyers are protected from prosecution.
With reference to our KNOETZL alert of January 19, 2017, we are again reminded that, whenever violations of criminal laws and internal compliance regulations by executives and directors of the company come to light ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 18, 2018, the European Banking Authority published final Guidelines on fraud reporting under the revised Payment Services Directive. PSD2 aims to increase the security of electronic payments ...
August & Debouzy
Dans l'épisode précédent, nous vous présentions les différentes propositions formulées dans le rapport établi par la commission parlementaire d'information sur les procédures de poursuite...
Following the signing of a commencement order on 30 July 2018, the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 (the "Act") is now in force.
The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, announced Monday, 30 July 2018, that the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 has come into force.
The single defence available to corporates for this offence is demonstrating that the company took "all reasonable steps and exercised all due diligence" to avoid the offence being committed.
Following a relatively settled period, the Irish AML/CFT regime will shortly undergo significant reform in the shape of new domestic legislation with a heavy emphasis on risk, revised industry guidance and...
In the last week, there has been a spate of email interception attacks impacting several high profile companies and putting their data, and that of their customers, at risk.
Jersey Finance Limited
New legislation designed to strengthen Jersey's capabilities to fight financial crime was introduced last week.
Perez Llorca
En esta sentencia, la Audiencia Nacional confirma la existencia de fraude de ley en la deducibilidad de los intereses pagados por la entidad recurrente en España, los cuales no tributaban en la entidad prestataria.
Gun + Partners
When the Turkish Data Protection Act entered in force back in 2016, it provided a two-year period for data controllers to bring their data protection policies in conformity with the new law.
In such cases where the company is listed, due, timely and compliant information to the shareholders and appropriate securities regulatory authorities is imperative.
Clyde & Co
It's time to consider whether crime victim compensation funds should be used to provide compensation to victims of mass shootings.
Withers LLP
Being served with a Search Order will most likely catch you off guard.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 21 June 2018, the House of Lords Select Committee on the Bribery Act 2010 called for evidence for its scrutiny of the Bribery Act.
Withers LLP
Along with freezing orders, search orders are another powerful tool the English Courts use in the fight against alleged fraudsters.
Withers LLP
Worldwide freezing orders are one of the most powerful weapons of the English Courts. But how do you get one and what will it do?
Withers LLP
This can be an incredibly daunting prospect with very real implications.
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Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
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Travers Smith LLP
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.
Gun + Partners
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Bell Lax Solicitors
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Mishcon de Reya
New guidelines from the Sentencing Council for England and Wales published 05 July and coming into force 01 October include longer sentences for those offenders ...
ABC (anti-bribery and corruption) enforcement in Russia and the former Soviet republics in 2017 was marked by foreign multinational actions against international companies for large-scale offences.
Paz Horowitz
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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.
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