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, for lenders to charge interest at excessive rates.
August Debouzy
Alors que nous vous informions cet été de l'adoption par le Sénat du projet de loi relatif à la lutte contre la fraude[1], celui-ci a été modifié le 26 septembre 2018 par l'Assemblée nationale.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The rise of internet-based communications has complicated the ability of law enforcement to gather evidence in criminal investigations.
Arthur Cox
Victims of online fraud are often left without any practical remedies as, by design, the fraud will be carried out in such a way as to make it extremely difficult to uncover the fraudsters' identities and to trace any stolen monies.
Dillon Eustace
The recently enacted Markets in Financial Instruments Act 2018, sets out maximum sanctions available for certain offences under the European Union Regulations 2017 where a person is convicted on indictment.
Arthur Cox
Ireland will move further away from its perceived "light touch" regulatory regime if commendations made by the Law Reform Commission (LRC) in a recent report are implemented.
Matheson
On 23 October 2018, the Law Reform Commission (the "Commission") published its Report on Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences (the "Report").
Dillon Eustace
The Law Reform Commission ("LRC") published yesterday (23 October 2018) its report on "Regulatory Powers and Corporate Offences".
Giambrone & Partners
Many hundreds of people around the world are targeted each day by disreputable fraudulent brokers.
Boccadutri International Law Firm
After the decisive arrest by the United States in September 2017, several hearings followed during the awaited trial date of Lee Elbaz, former CEO of the Israeli Forex company,
Arendt & Medernach
Luxembourg is a civil law jurisdiction and has experience in fraud cases. Its entities are often involved in international groups of companies, making Luxembourg vulnerable to company fraud and other fraudulent schemes that make use of complex legal set-ups.
Duff and Phelps
As consequence, administrative costs will sky-rocket, while resources and organization will mushroom out of control.
Baer & Karrer
Under Swiss law, the sealing of evidence is a procedural tool available for the purposes of paralysing the effects of a criminal seizure or production order.
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
A debt collection request is a commonly used means for a creditor to interrupt the statute of limitations of a claim and begin debt recovery.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein announced a revision of the "Yates Memo"
WilmerHale
On 28 November 2018, Lisa Osofsky, Head of the UK Serious Fraud Office, delivered the keynote address at the 35th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Washington DC.
WilmerHale
Speaking at The Lawyer's Managing Risk and Litigation 2018 Conference recently, Matthew Wagstaff, Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption at the SFO, outlined the agency's current priorities and future directions for 2019.
BCL Solicitors LLP
On 24 October 2018 the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) published its revised Code for Crown Prosecutors (the Code), replacing the previous version which dates back to 2013.
WilmerHale
The Serious Fraud Office has come in for its fair share of criticism in recent years, but last month, in a New York court room, its judgment was vindicated.
BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL partner, Michael Drury continues to address journalists following the judge's dismissal of an extradition request by the Turkish government for his client to be sent for trial in Ankara.
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