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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—1 February 2018

Published on: 01 February 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—1 February 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Arrest and search
  • Regulation of intelligence gathering—Court of Appeal considered the retention of communications data
  • Evidence
  • Action plan for improvements to criminal case disclosure process expected
  • Confiscation, civil recovery and asset forfeiture
  • Criminal Finances Act  2017 updates to POCA 2002 come into effect
  • POCA 2002 revised Codes of Practice come into force
  • Mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analyses of the role of the new Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), the current consultation on the enforcement of waste crime as well as recent developments in the areas of mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders, the retention of communications data and human trafficking. Consideration is also given to the amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) which came into force on 31 January 2018, the progress of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill through Parliament and the weight which should be afforded to criminal convictions by tribunals assessing medical professionals’ fitness to practice. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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