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Sentencing guidelines for sexual offencesThe Sentencing Council (SC) produces guidance on sentencing for courts in England and Wales in the form of...
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19th May
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Asset strippingWhat is asset stripping?Asset stripping involves taking company funds or assets while leaving behind the debts. Sometimes directors...
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Produced in partnership with Micheal Murphy and Amelia Clegg of 23 Essex Street Chambers 19th May
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Criminal insider dealing (encouraging offence)—a quick guideThis Practice Note is concerned with one of the three criminal offences created under...
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19th May
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Criminal act or omissionOmissionA defendant must be shown to have had the relevant mental state of mind or intention at the time that the act...
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The FCA and financial crimeThe Financial Services Act 2012 (FSA 2012) significantly altered the regulatory landscape for financial services in the UK...
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Mandatory life sentencesThis Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales (Sentencing Code) that applies...
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19th May
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Sexual risk ordersSTOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the Sentencing Code,...
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Produced in partnership with Monica Stevenson of 25 Bedford Row 19th May
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Failing to stop or report an accidentDrivers are under a duty to stop at the scene of an accident, provide personal details and report an accident....
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Produced in partnership with Red Lion Chambers 19th May
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Possession of indecent photographs of a child and prohibited images of childrenOffence of possession of an indecent photograph of a childIt is an...
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Produced in partnership with Doughty Street Chambers 19th May
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Vicarious liabilityWhat is vicarious liability?The general principle in criminal law is liability is personal not vicarious. This means that one...
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19th May
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The indictmentThe rules relating to the form of indictments and the procedure for their creation and adoption are contained in the following: •the...
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19th May
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Indecent images of childrenThe criminal offencesThe Protection of Children Act 1978 (PCA 1978), the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (CJA 1988) and the...
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19th May
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Applying for the return of seized cashApplication by the person from whom the cash was seizedWhen cash has been seized, an application can be made by...
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19th May
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Football banning ordersSTOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the Sentencing Code,...
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19th May
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Conducting an appeal in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division (CACD)Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the...
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19th May
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Duress and necessityDuress by threatsDuress by threats provides a complete defence to a charge of any offence other than murder, attempted murder and...
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Copyright criminal offencesFor offences that have more of a public policy angle such as those involving counterfeit goods and piracy, it is possible...
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31st Jul
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Anti-counterfeiting in the UKThis Practice Note summarises the main types of legal action that can be taken against the UK trade in counterfeit goods,...
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Produced in partnership with Taylor Wessing LLP 31st Jul
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Protecting intellectual property through private prosecutionsThis Practice Note summarises the main legal and practical issues that rights holders and...
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Produced in partnership with Kyle Phillips and James Seadon of Fieldfisher LLP 31st Jul
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Trade mark offencesFor certain types of trade mark infringement cases (such as wilful infringement for the purpose of manufacturing counterfeit...
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31st Jul
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Counterfeiting notes and coinsMaking a counterfeit note or coinSection 14 of the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981 (FCA 1981), makes an offence for...
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30th Jul
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ForgeryOffence of making a false instrumentA person is guilty of forgery under section 1 of the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981 (FCA 1981) if he...
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30th Jul
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Copyright theft and video piracyCopyright theftTheft of copyright is criminalised by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988), the...
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30th Jul
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Dishonesty in the criminal lawDishonesty is a state of mind, which is relevant for the purposes of some criminal offences. Dishonesty provides the...
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30th Jul

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