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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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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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This Practice Note deals with what is meant by corporate liability in relation to criminal law. It covers establishing corporate liability, the...
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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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Offences relating to untrue declarations etcA person commits an offence under the section 167 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (CEMA...
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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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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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In summarising the law of contempt of court, the Court of Appeal has stated:‘The law of contempt exists to protect the course of proceedings from...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Wayman of Pump Court Chambers 9th Nov
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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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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 9th Nov
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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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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 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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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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What are cryptoassets?One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language....
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29th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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29th Nov
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The principal UK requirements on anti-money laundering and know your customer checks—usually referred to as customer due diligence or CDD—at present...
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28th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not being maintained. It tracked the passage of the Bill through Parliament to its publication as an Act, and...
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25th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Nov
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This Practice Note introduces the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and its work in relation to setting standards and promoting adoption and use of...
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25th Nov
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The roles of nominated officer and money laundering reporting officerA nominated officer is an individual who is nominated by a firm to receive...
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25th Nov
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BREXIT: The UK’s exit from the EU and the end of the implementation period on 31 December 2020 will have an impact on this Practice Note. For more...
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25th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not being maintained. The Money Laundering Regulations 2007, SI 2007/2157, (MLR 2007, SI 2007/2157) were...
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25th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is being retained to assist those advising on investigations and prosecutions for offences under MLR 2007, SI...
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25th Nov
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The risk-based approach (RBA) is a core concept of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive—4MLD, and therefore of the Money Laundering, Terrorist...
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25th Nov
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This Practice Note lists high-risk third countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), HM Treasury and the European Commission as...
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24th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Hong Kong; India; Italy;...
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18th Nov
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Lawyers and the companies they advise need to understand what their sanctions risks are in order to develop and implement an appropriate compliance...
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18th Nov
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BREXIT: This Practice Note includes information on the designations on sanctions in the UK under EU law and how it is impacted by the UK’s decision to...
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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons 18th Nov
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Client due diligence (CDD) requirements underpin the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer)...
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17th Nov
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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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16th Nov

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