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.

Corporate Crime guidance:

The basic offences under sections 1(1) and (1A) of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (PHA 1997) are triable only summarily.Protection from Harassment...

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This Practice Note discusses the two ‘failure to prevent’ corporate criminal offences created by the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017): • CFA 2017, s...

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Breach of PACE Codes of Practice The arrangement and conduct of identification procedures are governed by the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE...

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The reality is that if an external lawyer is approached to conduct an internal investigation on behalf of a client into suspected criminal offences, then,...

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STOP PRESS: The Sentencing Council has published offence specific guidelines for courts sentencing offences previously covered by a Definitive Guideline....

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In summarising the law of contempt of court, the Court of Appeal has stated:Re Yaxley-Lennon (known as Robinson) [2018] EWCA Crim 1856 ‘The law of...

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The Criminal Procedure Rules The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015, SI 2015/1490, Pt 14 (CrimPR) provide a comprehensive procedural code for bail applications...

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Money laundering offences—an introduction Money laundering is the process by which the proceeds of crime are converted into assets which appear to have a...

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STOP PRESS: The Sentencing Council has published offence specific guidelines for courts sentencing offences previously covered by a Definitive Guideline....

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018. The DPA 2018 puts the UK in a position to continue to share personal data with...

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This Practice Note explains the law in relation to interviewing a suspect under caution under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE 1984) and...

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If an external lawyer is approached to conduct an internal investigation on behalf of a corporate client into suspected criminal offences, then, assuming...

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The Contempt of Court Act 1981 The Contempt of Court Act 1981 (CCA 1981) provides for strict liability contempt or indirect contempt of the kind committed...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of the prosecutions for health and safety offences brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Office of Rail...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018), which received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018, provides a power for...

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STOP PRESS: The Sentencing Council has published offence specific guidelines for courts sentencing offences previously covered by a Definitive Guideline....

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