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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other...
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Produced in partnership with 25 Bedford Row 12th Jan
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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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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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Discretionary life sentencesA discretionary life sentence is a life sentence given to an offender in respect of an offence for which life imprisonment...
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9th Nov
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Serious crime prevention orders (SCPOs) were created by Part 1 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 (SCA 2007) and are civil orders used against those...
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9th Nov
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The right to bailThe Bail Act 1976 (BA 1976) gives a general right to bail to:•any person appearing before a magistrates’ court, youth court or Crown...
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9th Nov
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The offence of threats to killThe offence of threats to kill is an offence which can be tried in the magistrates' court or the Crown Court. The...
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9th Nov
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Changes under CFA 2017The Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and made various changes to Part 5 of the...
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9th Nov
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What are hygiene improvement notices?Hygiene improvement notices are used by enforcement authorities such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) or a...
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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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Intimate Samples from a detained suspectAn intimate sample is:•a sample of blood, semen or any other tissue fluid, urine or pubic hair•a dental...
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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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When do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a broad range of crimes which affect the surroundings we...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 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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9th Nov
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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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This table contains key news analysis on coronavirus (COVID-19) and coronavirus developments which relate to corporate crime areas of...
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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 Nicholas Chapman and Michael Newbold of 9-12 Bell Yard 12th Apr
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 12th Apr
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The offence of actual bodily harmThe offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) can be tried in either the magistrates' court or the...
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12th Apr
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Waste offencesThe regulation of waste is governed by Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990), and the Environmental Permitting...
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the general...
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the approach to...
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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force on 25 May 2018. As first enacted it introduced four distinct data protection regimes into UK...
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Lexis®PSL Corporate Crime has published News Analysis on a range of issues concerning the implications of Brexit on corporate crime areas of practice....
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12th Apr
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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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12th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the key changes made to the Criminal Procedure Rules (CrimPR), SI 2020/759, by the Criminal Procedure (Amendment No 2)...
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This Practice Note tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It includes...
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The procedural rules relating to the criminal courts’ powers to make compensation orders are contained in sections 133 to 146 of the Sentencing Act...
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This Practice Note provides a summary of noteworthy convictions brought under the pre-Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) corruption regime with brief cases...
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) issued guidance ‘Communicating to members during...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Bennett of Needle Partnership and Natasha Peacock of Needle Partnership 9th Apr
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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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Eleven pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the implementation period put in place to enable the UK to transition away from the EU’s laws and...
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9th Apr
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This tracker is focused on healthcare and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 9th Apr
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This table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general application and those which affect various...
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