Corporate Crime News Analysis—coronavirus (COVID-19)
Corporate Crime News Analysis—coronavirus (COVID-19)

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  • Corporate Crime News Analysis—coronavirus (COVID-19)

This table contains key news analysis on coronavirus (COVID-19) and coronavirus developments which relate to corporate crime areas of practice.

DateNews AnalysisBrief description of News Analysis
6 April 2021Arrests of care home workers following coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks—a review of criminal liabilityIn late February 2021, a news article reported that a care home worker had been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter after a patient died of coronavirus (COVID-19). In late March 2021, two further care home workers were arrested on suspicion of wilful neglect. Jonathan Grimes and Sophie Wood of Kingsley Napley LLP look at how those working in care homes can potentially face criminal liability in respect of coronavirus cases.
23 March 2021New coronavirus (COVID-19) travel restrictions from 29 March 2021The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Steps) (England) Regulations 2021 were laid before parliament on 22 March 2021. They contain the legislative framework implementing steps 1–3 of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown in England and revoke and replace the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) Regulations 2020. This analysis looks at the key travel restrictions which come into force on 29 March 2021.
10 March 2021Coronavirus (COVID-19)—closing businesses for lockdown breachesCharles Holland, barrister at Francis Taylor Building, discusses recent cases of business closures for failure to comply with coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations, powers of local authorities to
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