The following Corporate Crime guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This Tracker is designed to assist Corporate Crime practitioners keep up-to-date with forthcoming legislation which will impact their particular areas of practice.
Various Brexit SIs have been made in preparation for Brexit in exercise of legislative powers under the European Communities Act 1972 and the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) to address failures of retained EU law to operate effectively, and other deficiencies arising from the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. The legislation listed below impacts or may impact some of the key areas in which Corporate Crime practitioners commonly practice. While these may not directly alter existing criminal offences, Corporate Crime practitioners may nevertheless wish to be familiar with the provisions of these SIs.
To track the progress of all UK legislation introduced to facilitate the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, see Practice Note: Brexit legislation tracker.
References in this Practice Note to ‘Exit day’, mean the date on which the UK will leave the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA) as defined in section 20 of EU(W)A 2018. To follow the timeline of the Brexit process, see Practice Note: Brexit timeline.
This Practice Note covers:
Criminal investigations and prosecutions
Sanctions and export controls
Consumer protection and trading standards
Goods vehicle licensing
Health and safety
Local authority prosecutions—food safety and hygiene
For information on Brexit
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