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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—13 February 2020

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—13 February 2020
Published on: 13 February 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—13 February 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Retained EU law―a practical guide
  • Appeal and judicial review
  • Registrar of Criminal Appeals’ role in reopening final appeals (R v Cunningham)
  • Confiscation, civil recovery and asset forfeiture
  • Court of Appeal provides guidance on unexplained wealth orders (National Crime Agency v Hajiyeva)
  • Bribery, corruption, sanctions and export controls
  • Airbus DPA approved and AirAsia boss steps down amid Airbus bribery probe
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Corporate Crime weekly highlights includes analysis of the Court of Appeal’s judgment providing guidance on unexplained wealth orders (UWOs), the approval of the latest deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) agreed between the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Airbus SE, and the key provisions of the Environment Bill, following its first reading. We also have a practical guide to Retained EU law—the legal term introduced into UK under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and we cover a Court of Appeal judgment considering the role of the registrar of Criminal Appeals in appeals against final determinations in criminal matters. News that the Attorney General will consider issuing undertakings to witnesses in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, challenges posed by EU data privacy laws and infringement action taken by the European Commission against 8 Member States for failure to transpose the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (MLD5) is also included. All this, and more, in this week’s Corporate Crime highlights. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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