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Offence of conspiracy to defraudConspiracy to defraud is a common law offence which was expressly preserved by section 5(2) of the Criminal Law Act...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In particular, the...
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The test for exclusion under PACE 1984, s 78An accused has no entitlement to have evidence excluded simply because it has been obtained unlawfully. To...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Thomas of 2 Hare Court 12th Jan
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Competency—general ruleThe most common way for evidence to be adduced is through the testimony of a witness. A witness is said to be competent if they...
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Possessing extreme pornographySimple possession of extreme pornography is an offence under section 63 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008...
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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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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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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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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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9th Nov
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Offending behaviour programmesAn accreditation system for offending behaviour programmes (OBPs) was introduced by the prison service in 1996. OBPs are...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Creighton of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors 12th Jan
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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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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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Affray is an offence created by the Public Order Act 1986 (POA 1986). It can be tried in either the magistrates’ court or the Crown Court. The...
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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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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 Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) among other...
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This Practice Note considers:•EU sanctions•sanctions in the US, and•the similarities and differences between the EU and US sanctions regimesPractice...
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14th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at:•issues that sanctions can pose on lending transactions•the key provisions of the facility agreement that must be...
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14th Apr
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​​Country​​Regulatory body​​Sanction List(Links to sanctions lists are provided, where publicly available)​​IncludingMultinationalUnited NationsUnited...
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9th Apr
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There are strict controls on the export, brokering and transshipment of ‘strategic’ goods, software and technology from and through the UK. This...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Tauwhare MVO MIExCP 9th Apr
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What are export controls?Export controls are laws that require the licensing of the export, and in some cases the brokering or transhipment, of...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Tauwhare MVO MIExCP 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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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons 9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the UK financial sanctions and trade sanctions regime under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA...
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Produced in partnership with John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 9th Apr
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The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018) was implemented to ensure the UK has a robust sanctions regime after the UK leaves the...
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9th Apr
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What are trade sanctions?The UK uses sanctions to fulfil a range of purposes, including supporting foreign policy and national security objectives, as...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Tauwhare MVO MIExCP 9th Apr
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Export controlsThere are strict controls on the export, brokering and transshipment of ‘strategic’ goods, software, technology, as well as items which...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Tauwhare MVO MIExCP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the UK domestic sanctions regime under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018). This regime was...
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Produced in partnership with John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 9th Apr
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On 6 July 2020, the UK introduced its first autonomous sanctions regime under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018). The...
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Produced in partnership with John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 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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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons 8th 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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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons 8th 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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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons 8th 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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Produced in partnership with Dentons 8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Lawyers and the companies they advise need to understand what their sanctions...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note explains what trade and financial sanctions are and who...
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8th 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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Produced in partnership with Daniel Martin of HFW 25th Mar
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This Practice Note is intended for commercial organisations in the UK. It explains how the sanctions regime operates in the UK at the end of the...
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9th Mar

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