FCA investigations

View Corporate Crime by content type:

Latest Corporate Crime News

Featured Corporate Crime content

Practice notes
What is a football banning order?A football banning order is a measure designed to prevent offenders travelling to football matches in England and...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Possession with intent to supply a controlled drugIt is an offence for a person to have a controlled drug in his possession, whether lawfully or not,...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Red Lion Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Checklist contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) among other...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Bench warrantsThe Bail Act 1976 (BA 1976) provides that if a defendant fails to appear at court to answer bail, the court may issue a warrant for...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides a summary of key corporate manslaughter prosecutions and convictions under section 1 of the Corporate Manslaughter and...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Specific intent—definitionOffences requiring specific intent are of two kinds:•where the mental element of the offence requires a purposive intent...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Any informal request or formal application for the return of property seized by an investigating authority during a criminal investigation will depend...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
How to identify hearsayThe definition of hearsay is contained in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003). It comprises of four essential...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Searches of premises during criminal investigations may be conducted on the authority of a warrant issued by a court, or without warrant under a...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Sentences for fraud by false representationA person convicted of fraud by false representation in the Crown Court on indictment faces a maximum...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Section 9 and Schedule 1 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE 1984) afford access to material that cannot be obtained by an application...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Paul Ozin QC and Alex Mills of 23 Essex Street Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
Obtaining services dishonestlyIt is an offence for a defendant to obtain, by any dishonest act, services for which payment is required, with intent to...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
When do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a broad range of crimes which affect the surroundings we...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 12th Jan

Most recent FCA investigations content

Practice notes
What is the FCA?The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulates financial services firms operating in the UK and providing services to consumers. It...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
Practice notes
The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and overhauled the legal framework governing the use of covert...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 9th Apr
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
Read More >
9th Apr
Practice notes
Preliminary stepsBefore any action is taken it is important to consider:•what is the event which has created the suspicion of fraud in the...
Read More >
9th Apr
Practice notes
The Financial Services Act 2012 (FSA 2012) significantly altered the regulatory landscape for financial services in the UK by, inter alia, introducing...
Read More >
9th Apr
Practice notes
Lexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information on all substantive FCA and PRA Final Notices and,...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Sara Cody of Linklaters 23rd Mar
Practice notes
Lexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information on all substantive FCA and PRA Final Notices and,...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Lucy Kerr of RPC and Jonathan Cary 23rd Mar
Practice notes
Lexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information on all substantive FCA and PRA Final Notices and,...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Sarah Clarke of Hardwicke Chambers 23rd Mar
Practice notes
Lexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information on all substantive FCA and PRA Final Notices and,...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Sarah Clarke of Hardwicke Chambers 23rd Mar
Practice notes
BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
Read More >
12th Mar
Practice notes
Financial Conduct Authority interviewsThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) can conduct interviews in a variety of formats. The type of interview to...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Joanna Dimmock, Tom Hickey and Fred Kelly of White & Case LLP 10th Mar
Practice notes
Deferred Prosecution AgreementA Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) is an agreement between a prosecutor and an organisation facing prosecution for...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with SHOOSMITHS LLP 1st Mar
Practice notes
BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Brown Rudnick 26th Feb
Practice notes
BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 26th Feb
Practice notes
Lexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information on all substantive FCA and PRA Final Notices and,...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Brown Rudnick 26th Feb
Practice notes
Lexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information on all substantive FCA and PRA Final Notices and,...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Brown Rudnick 26th Feb
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains the constituent parts of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)’s financial crime guide entitled ‘Financial Crime Guide: a...
Read More >
24th Feb
Q&As
Appointed representatives are by definition not authorised persons and are exempt from the need to obtain an authorisation, though certain individuals...
Read More >
28th Nov

Popular documents