Mondaq UK: Criminal Law
Stephenson Harwood
The internet has presented fraudsters with a range of new ways to trick and scam unsuspecting consumers and companies. Most people are familiar with the "classic" scams ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
2017 was an important year for the UK's SFO. The Government's plan to merge the SFO with the National Crime Agency was scrapped, seemingly securing the SFO's future as an independent investigator and prosecutor.
Shepherd & Wedderburn
The Secretary of State has used its power under the Digital Economy Act 2017 to create a new criminal offence targeting ticket bots.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On December 11, 2017, the U.K. Government published a U.K. Anti-Corruption Strategy 2017 to 2022 setting out how the U.K. Government intends to combat corruption over the next five years.
WilmerHale
Last week the UK government announced plans to launch a new national economic crime centre (NECC), which promises to tackle ‘the most serious cases of economic crime'.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The world's biggest builder of oil rigs, Keppel Offshore and Marine, is paying $422 million to end a US bribery probe into illegal payments to officials at Brazil's state-owned oil company, Petrobras.
WilmerHale
On 11 December 2017 the Government announced the creation of the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC).
Dentons
A new criminal offence of corporate failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion came into force on 30 September 2017. Having reasonable prevention procedures in place is an organisation's only defence to the offence.
Mishcon de Reya
Will the proposed National Economic Crime Centre ('NECC') really increase the effectiveness of fraud investigations and prosecutions for victims and, if not, will it be needed at all?
ICSA
Campaigners are pleased policing financial misdeeds is back on the government agenda, but the details are vague
Pinsent Masons LLP
The future of the independent Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been confirmed by the UK government as part of a new national strategy to crack down on economic crime.
WilmerHale
In October this year, the City of London Corporation announced plans, backed by H.M. Courts and Tribunals Service, for the construction of a state-of-the-art trial venue complex in central London...
Ropes & Gray LLP
The UK Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, announced earlier this week that the UK Government plans to set up a new National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) to be hosted within the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA).
Clyde & Co
The insurer alleged that nine defendants who had brought claims for damages in relation to car accidents were part of a "crash for cash" conspiracy to defraud the insurer.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
In a way, we are. We have learnt the outcome of some of the major investigations that were ongoing at the start of the year.
Keystone Law
Christmas can be a boom time for online retailers and bargain-hunting consumers alike. At the same time however, lurking on the Dark Web are fraudsters and rogue employees looking to ruin your festive shopping spree.
Field Fisher
On 30 September 2017, the Criminal Finances Act 2017 ("CFA") came into force in the UK introducing two new offences with regards to the facilitation of tax evasion.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The documents, which originated from the law firm Appleby, lay bare the financial affairs of more than 120,000 people and companies.
Clyde & Co
Criminal investigations and prosecutions of both entities and their directors are on the increase across Europe and elsewhere.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Aziz Rahman explains the latest legal test for dishonesty and its importance in investment fraud cases.
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On 11 December 2017 the Government announced the creation of the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC).
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Last week the UK government announced plans to launch a new national economic crime centre (NECC), which promises to tackle ‘the most serious cases of economic crime'.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The future of the independent Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been confirmed by the UK government as part of a new national strategy to crack down on economic crime.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The world's biggest builder of oil rigs, Keppel Offshore and Marine, is paying $422 million to end a US bribery probe into illegal payments to officials at Brazil's state-owned oil company, Petrobras.
Mishcon de Reya
Will the proposed National Economic Crime Centre ('NECC') really increase the effectiveness of fraud investigations and prosecutions for victims and, if not, will it be needed at all?
Ropes & Gray LLP
2017 was an important year for the UK's SFO. The Government's plan to merge the SFO with the National Crime Agency was scrapped, seemingly securing the SFO's future as an independent investigator and prosecutor.
Clyde & Co
The insurer alleged that nine defendants who had brought claims for damages in relation to car accidents were part of a "crash for cash" conspiracy to defraud the insurer.
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