The following Corporate Crime practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
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. This Practice Note is concerned with appeals by way of case stated. For detailed guidance on appeals in criminal matters, see: Criminal appeals—overview. For further information on judicial review proceedings, see Practice Note: Judicial review of magistrates' court and Crown Court decisions.
An appeal by way of case stated is an appeal to a superior court on the basis of a set of facts (case) specified by the inferior court (stated) for the superior court to make a decision on the application of the law to those facts.
An appeal by way of case stated lies to a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court from either the magistrates' or the Crown Court on the grounds that an order, judgment or other decision may be wrong in law or made in excess of jurisdiction.
‘Wrong’ in this sense means it is a decision to which no reasonable court could have come on the material before it.
An appeal by way of case stated cannot be made on an issue relating to trial on indictment.
The procedure overlaps with the procedure for judicial
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On 29 August 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published the PRA Rulebook (Rulebook). The transition from the Handbook to the Rulebook was intended to benefit PRA-authorised firms, to access clearer and more concise rules. Alongside the Rulebook, supervisory statements and statements
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A limited company that proposes to issue redeemable shares must comply with the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006).Why do companies issue redeemable shares?A company may wish to issue redeemable shares so that it has an alternative way to return surplus capital to shareholders without
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