The following Corporate Crime practice note Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for corporate crime?
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 leave the EU. For more information, see Practice Note: Brexit—introduction to the Withdrawal Agreement as well as Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources.
This Practice Note explains the process of the designation of sanctions targets by the United Nations (UN), EU and in the UK under terrorist asset-freezing regime. It also introduces sanctions designations under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018), primary legislation passed in preparation for the end of the implementation period, which creates a power for ministers to pass sanctions regulations and creates a mechanism for the designation of sanctions and to challenge designations. For further guidance, see Practice Notes: Development of sanctions regime in the UK
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This Practice Note examines:•why negative pledge clauses are used in commercial transactions •the consequences of breaching negative pledge provisions•how negative pledges are viewed in the context of security and quasi-security, and•key considerations when drafting a negative pledge clauseWhere
Issue estoppel is a sub-species of the res judicata doctrine (see Practice Note: The doctrine of res judicata). In addition to the general key requirements for establishing a res judicata (see Practice Note: Key requirements to establish a res judicata), this Practice Note considers the specific
What is recklessness?In respect of some statutory offences and common law crimes the prosecution are required to prove a mental element of recklessness on the part of the defendant.Recklessness means unjustified risk taking on the part of the accused.Prior to the House of Lords decision in Re G
This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how to file a document electronically, deal with rejected electronic filings, issue a claim electronically, file electronic bundles (eBundles) for case
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