Bills tracker for corporate crime practitioners—Parliamentary session commencing December 2019
Bills tracker for corporate crime practitioners—Parliamentary session commencing December 2019

The following Corporate Crime practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Bills tracker for corporate crime practitioners—Parliamentary session commencing December 2019
  • Corporate liability
  • Environmental offences
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • Fraud, forgery, tax and theft offences
  • Health and safety and corporate manslaughter offences
  • Regulation of intelligence gathering

This Practice Note tracks the progress of government bills relevant to the field of corporate crime which have been tabled in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords in the UK Parliament. It also includes those private members’ bills (primarily ballot bills) relating to business crime/white collar crime which, from their progress through Parliament, seem likely to receive Royal Assent.

This tracker is designed to assist corporate crime practitioners keep up-to-date with forthcoming legislation which will impact their particular areas of corporate crime practice:

  1. Corporate liability

  2. Environmental offences

  3. Financial Conduct Authority

  4. Fraud, forgery, tax and theft offences

  5. Health and safety and corporate manslaughter offences

  6. Regulation of intelligence gathering

Corporate liability

BillSubjectAnalysisFurther Material
National Security and Investment Bill

UK Parliament—progress of the Bill
This Bill enables the Secretary of State to make a call-in notice in relation to national security risks posed by certain investments, and provides for enforcement by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), and creates offences in connection with call-in noticesThe Bill:

—gives the Secretary of State the power to issue a call-in notice in relation to an investment giving rise to a risk to national security, and to specify notifiable acquisitions by regulation

—empowers the Secretary of State to direct the CMA to take action under Part 3 of the Enterprise Act 2002 where necessary

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