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Campbells
On 29 July 2019, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council handed down its judgment in Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB v Conway & Shakespeare (as joint official liquidators of
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The Italian Government recently approved a bill known as the Spazzacorrotti, or "Bribe Destroyer." The anti-establishment Movimento 5 Stelle, or Five Star Movement
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")
BakerHostetler
On June 17, 2019, in Gamble v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
New York, N.Y. (August 14, 2019) - Supplementing our July 16 Client Alert, New York's Child Victims Act (CVA) takes effect today after having been signed by Governor Cuomo on February 14, 2019.
Reed Smith
Many things look good at first, and then not so much after you look closer. "As seen on TV" is never as good as "as seen in person."
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In a growing trend, the Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted two corporate executives and two licensed pharmacists for drug distribution.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On June 28, 2019, the French National Financial Prosecutor's Office (Parquet National Financier)("PNF")1 and the French Anti-Corruption Agency (Agence Française Anticorruption)("
DLA Piper
On August 9, 2019, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the high bar for corruption cases set by the US Supreme Court in McDonnell v. United States does not apply
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The object of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 ("CrPC/ Code") is to provide machinery for the punishment of offenders against the substantive criminal law.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
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Singh & Associates
The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in its recent judgment of Social Action Forum for Manav Adhikar and Another v Union of India Ministry of Law and Justice and Others revisited the important issue relating to ...
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Singh & Associates
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Bennett Jones LLP
After 13 months of negotiations, the United States, Mexico and Canada have concluded the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
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The Bombay High Court in its judgement dated 14th March, 2019 in the matters of Ajay Vinodchandra Shah v. The State of Maharashtra & Anr. [Criminal Writ Petition No. 258 of 2019, Criminal Writ Petition No. 259 of 2019 and ...
Clyde & Co
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