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Entries in Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (9)

Wednesday
Jul112018

Martin Kenney on UK enforcement: Repay what you stole, or stay in prison

It is refreshing that a convicted fraudster, who is already serving a custodial sentence for his original crime, has had his sentence increased due to his failure to repay millions of dollars to his victims.

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Friday
Jul062018

Anti-corruption law from a British point of view

For the first and certainly not the last time, I recently flipped through Corruption and Misuse of Public Office. Published by Oxford University Press UK, its authors are four practitioners and a professor (my colleague at the International Anti-Corruption Academy, John Hatchard).

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Thursday
Feb012018

Martin Kenney: Unexplained Wealth Orders are coming to UK

The Criminal Finances Act (CFA) was enacted in the UK in 2017. On January 31, 2018, the parts of the CFA dealing with Unexplained Wealth Orders (or UWOs) came into force. Transparency International  has taken credit for the introduction of UWOs and has stated that this was in large part as a result of agency’s relentless lobbying.

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Wednesday
Jul262017

Rogers and Todorov: New UK law creates liability for gross human rights abuses

In April 2017, the United Kingdom enacted the Criminal Finances Act which has created substantial new scopes of liability for companies engaging in business abroad.

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Monday
Apr182016

Martin Kenney: Tackling corruption means tackling the proceeds of crime

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has said corruption adds 10 percent to business costs globally.

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Thursday
Apr302015

UK Supreme Court: When is money laundering its own crime?

The circumstances in which a money laundering offense may also constitute a substantive criminal offense was the subject of a UK Supreme Court decision last week.

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Wednesday
Dec042013

Legal advice privilege survives UK test, with caveats

Undoubtedly, the most helpful decision this year for UK-based white collar crime lawyers was a tax related case in which the Supreme Court refused to extend legal advice privilege “LAP” to other professionals by reference to a legal function test. A copy of the decision is here (in pdf).

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Monday
Dec172012

Fancy a spot of work with the SFO?

The U.K. Serious Fraud Office is 'completely revising' the panel of outside lawyers it works with on big cases.

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Tuesday
Oct092012

SFO posts new guidance on self reporting

The U.K. Serious Fraud Office isn't making any promises to self-reporting companies.

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