Corporate Crime

Over the last ten years, the Government has passed a series of laws creating new corporate criminal offences - from corporate manslaughter, money laundering, bribery and insider dealing to environmental health and consumer protection. Keeping on top of the latest laws, cases and commentary is a challenge – but the stakes are higher than ever.

LexisPSL Corporate Crime brings together everything you need to know about criminal procedures and specific corporate crimes in one place. Clear, concise practice notes from the leading experts with practical tips on how to apply the law in real life. Direct links to primary law, case law and commentary (including Blackstones, Criminal Procedure Rules and All England Law Reports Crime). And news updates on the latest laws, cases and hot topics, to help you keep your finger on the pulse.

So you can get an expert view, backed up by the relevant legal authority, without having to check umpteen different sources. And you can be confident you’re giving your clients the most authoritative, up-to-date advice at all times.

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The offence of possession of a bladed articleThe offence of having a bladed article in a public place can be tried in either the magistrates' court or...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the Scottish government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. For information...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Findlater of Black Chambers and Stephen O'Rourke QC of Terra Firma Chambers 12th Jan
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The introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two or three justices to deal...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton Newcomb of Fulcrum Chambers 12th Jan
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Lawful arrest—human rightsThe right to liberty is a fundamental principle of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), which itself gives effect to the...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other measures, makes...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Kazakos QC of 2 Hare Court 12th Jan
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What is a remedial action notice?A remedial action notice is used by enforcement authorities such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) or a local...
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9th Nov
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Specific intent—definitionOffences requiring specific intent are of two kinds:•where the mental element of the offence requires a purposive intent...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Checklist contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) among other...
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9th Nov
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A challenge to a decision of the lower courts can be brought in various ways, including by way of appeal, judicial review or an appeal by case stated....
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9th Nov
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Sentences for fraud by false representationA person convicted of fraud by false representation in the Crown Court on indictment faces a maximum...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the right of defendants who have been convicted in criminal proceedings to appeal against their convictions in the...
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Produced in partnership with Doughty Street Chambers 12th Jan
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Application to dismissUnder paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (CDA 1998), the defendant may (after the date when he is...
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9th Nov
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Civil investigation of tax fraudHMRC’s published policy in respect of tax fraud states that HMRC will seek to use a civil rather than criminal...
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Produced in partnership with Corker Binning 12th Jan
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Taking a conveyance without authority offenceTaking a conveyance without authority is committed when a person:•takes a conveyance without the owner's...
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9th Nov
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The ‘handling’ offenceHandling stolen goods is an offence that is triable either way.The elements of the offence are:•dishonestly receiving the goods,...
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The offence of misleading omissionsEngaging in a commercial practice that is a misleading omission is made an offence by the Consumer Protection from...
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There are two types of conflict: own interest conflicts and client conflicts of interest. This Practice Note explains when you can act if there is or...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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STOP PRESS: The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Anti-Corruption & Responsible Tax, which was established in June 2020 is currently researching more...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers:•requirement to correct and failure to correct penalties•penalties for offshore matters or offshore transfers•offshore...
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Produced in partnership with Jason Collins and Catherine Robins of Pinsent Masons 15th Jan
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There are many ways that risk of modern slavery can manifest in supply chains. In order to assess the level of risk of slavery in your supply chains,...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to fire safety in the workplace. It covers fire safety requirements in an office-based...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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15th Jan
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HMRC can investigate suspected tax-related criminal offences in England and Wales using the powers, and subject to the safeguards, in the Police and...
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15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Cathya Djanogly 15th Jan
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There are various ways in which a director can be disqualified from acting as a director of a limited liability company. The most common of these is...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Italy published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Cyprus published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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What is wrongful trading?Wrongful trading is a claim which arises under sections 214 (liquidation) and 246ZB (administration) of the Insolvency Act...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Australia published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Switzerland published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Serbia published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in South Korea published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Hong Kong published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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