Nicola Sharp considers a recent case that highlighted the scope of the Act.
Aziz Rahman assesses the implications of the Serious Fraud Office’s defeat in a Supreme Court case regarding its ability to use Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act to obtain documents held in other countries.
Syedur Rahmanconsiders the factors that determine when civil proceedings can go ahead before,or at the same time as, criminal proceedings relating to the same circumstances.
Neil Williams outlines the legal situation regarding privileged material and the most recent SFO advice on corporate cooperation.
A new code of conductaims to give individuals greater protection against authorised push payment(APP) fraud. Syedur Rahman explains what the best available options are forbusinesses looking to recover such losses.
With the UK government’sconsultation period on the European Union’s Fifth Money Laundering Directive coming to an end, AzizRahman outlines the Directive’s likely effect.
Taking The Right Steps To Ensure You Do Not Commit The Offence Of Failure To Prevent The Facilitatio
Nicola Sharp outlines what needs to be done to avoid thefailure to prevent offence that was introduced by the Criminal Finances Act.
Self-reporting such a failure can be used as part of thecompany or partnership’s reasonable procedures defence if it is charged with anoffence. It can also be taken into account by prosecutors when making adecision about whether to prosecute and can be reflected in any penalties thatare imposed
WHAT GENERAL COUNSEL NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MONEY LAUNDERING Nicola Sharp explains what money laundering is and outlineshow businesses can reduce the dangers it can pose.
Aziz Rahman considers why we may see an increase inunexplained wealth orders (UWO’s) and the implications for law enforcement and individuals.