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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—1 August 2019

Published on: 01 August 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—1 August 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Can Parliament prevent a no deal Brexit?
  • Arrest and search
  • The implications of ‘bulk hacking’
  • Magistrates’ court proceedings
  • The Code for Private Prosecutors—a sign of things to come?
  • Private prosecutor’s code becomes reality
  • Crown Court procedure
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the new Code for Private Prosecutors issued by the Private Prosecutor’s Association (PPA), the impact of the acquittal of the individuals implicated in the Sarlcad Ltd Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA), the implications of ‘bulk hacking’ by intelligence services and a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) by the Supreme Court (UKSC) on challenging a declaration that meat is unfit for human consumption. Analysis of the key provisions of the Notification of Deaths Regulations 2019 is also provided alongside the appeal by two former Barclays PLC traders of their convictions for rigging the Euribor rate and whether Parliament can really prevent a no deal Brexit. The Court of Appeal’s judgments considering an appeal against sentence for a £2m environmental offences fine and an appeal against a corporate corruption conviction by a company where no directing mind was on trial are also covered along with the National Crime Agency’s (NCA) latest Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO), a £1m fine for health and safety breaches and a record $5bn penalty imposed on Facebook for privacy violations. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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