Mondaq Europe: Criminal Law
The recent announcement that the immunity of FPÖ politician Christian Leyroutz has been suspended shows that neither politicians nor lawyers or even politicians who are lawyers are protected from prosecution.
With reference to our KNOETZL alert of January 19, 2017, we are again reminded that, whenever violations of criminal laws and internal compliance regulations by executives and directors of the company come to light ...
Mishcon de Reya
In The Hague last week, Europol held meetings with a significant number of prominent cryptocurrency exchanges, payment processors and digital wallet providers to consider how to
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Arthur Cox
When can a manager be prosecuted for offences committed by a body corporate?
Dillon Eustace
The Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 (the "Act") has recently been signed into law (on 5 June 2018).
Arthur Cox
New anti-corruption legislation has been signed into Irish law. The introduction of new corruption-related offences and tough penalties in the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 ..
Claire McLoughlin and Karen Reynolds co-author the Ireland chapter for The Legal 500 and The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide to Bribery and Corruption 2018.
When regulators start corporate investigations, we are often asked whether directors, managers and other company officers can be prosecuted. The answer can be "yes".
Dillon Eustace
The Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 has been enacted. The Act is one aspect of the intended reform of the law relating to corruption and corporate crime in Ireland.
Jersey Finance Limited
New legislation designed to strengthen Jersey's capabilities to fight financial crime was introduced last week.
Arendt & Medernach
The new directive (Directive (EU) 2018/843) on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorism financing (the "5th AML Directive") ...
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
As an emerging market, Turkey is rightly considered to be a business and commercial hub for the EMEA region, as well as an important market for many multinational companies. In 2017, Turkey received a score of 40 points in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index, on a scale of 0 ("highly corrupt") to 100 ("very clean").
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
As for the SEC, the guiding principles on whether to open or close an investigation or to charge the corporation are regulated under the SEC's Enforcement Manual.
Mishcon de Reya
The Serious Fraud Office has intimated it will now routinely expect companies to hand over written notes from any interviews carried out as part of an internal investigation.
Anti-corruption investigations and enforcement actions in the United Kingdom have continued to gather pace over the past 12 months. The commencement and pursuit of numerous high-profile investigations and prosecutions by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), as well as the UK's other investigative, regulatory and prosecutorial bodies, ...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
What can be observed is that a business asserting it has an 'ethical culture' is not going to be sufficient in the absence of any evidence to support that claim.
Bell Lax Solicitors
It has long been established that solicitors owe their clients a duty of care, especially when it comes to protecting their clients' money.
Jones Day
Money laundering is front-page news. A UK Parliamentary Committee report titled "Moscow's Gold" warned that UK national security was endangered as a result of turning a blind eye to Russia's "dirty money".
Jones Day
High-profile money laundering incidents have caught the attention of lawmakers and enforcement authorities in the United Kingdom.
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