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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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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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What is compensation?A compensation order is defined in the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (PCC(S)A 2000), to mean an order which...
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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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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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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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Voluntary bill of indictmentAn indictment may, exceptionally, be preferred (ie served on a Crown Court) by the direction or with the consent of a High...
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The power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the PCC(S)A 2000The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 is the principal...
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Any informal request or formal application for the return of property seized by an investigating authority during a criminal investigation will depend...
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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court,...
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Judicial independence is fundamental to the rule of law. The integrity of the criminal justice system depends on a fair and public hearing by an...
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Fraud by failure to disclose information while under a legal duty to do so An offence of fraud by failure to disclose is committed where a...
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What is a disclosure order?A disclosure order is, in general terms, an order authorising a request for information with which the recipient is obliged...
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Obtaining services dishonestlyIt is an offence for a defendant to obtain, by any dishonest act, services for which payment is required, with intent to...
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Exceptions under the CJA 2003The admission of hearsay evidence is regulated by the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003).See Practice Note:...
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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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The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is part of US federal law, which prohibits corrupt payments to or for foreign public officials. It...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Kanarek, Amanda Raad, Tina Yu and Susan Zhu of Ropes & Gray 27th Nov
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Who is investigating?In our current globalised market, it is very common for multiple government agencies, across multiple jurisdictions to...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Raad, Arla Kerr and Harriet Slater of Ropes & Gray 18th Nov
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This Practice Note contains a comparison table showing differences and similarities between the US Foreign Corrupt Practice Act 1977 (FCPA 1977) and...
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18th Nov
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Background to the Foreign Corrupt Practices ActThe US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a broad and very well-enforced piece of legislation that...
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18th Nov
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What is the FCPA and what does it prohibit?The Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was enacted in 1977 and amended after complaints from industry...
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4th Nov
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As businesses eagerly expand into new markets looking for new growth opportunities, they must be careful, as with new growth comes new challenges....
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Produced in partnership with Stephen R. Martin of Arnold & Porter LLP 12th Oct
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On 29 November 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new US Department of Justice (DOJ) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not being maintained.When is a parent corporation liable for the acts of its subsidiaries under the Foreign...
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26th Sep
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Most multinational companies today engage third parties, which can provide them with valuable resources for conducting business throughout the world....
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25th Sep
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The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is part of US federal law, which prohibits corrupt payments to or for foreign public officials. It...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Kanarek, Amanda Raad, Tina Yu and Susan Zhu of Ropes & Gray 25th Sep

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