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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—14 December 2017

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—14 December 2017
Published on: 14 December 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—14 December 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Government 'unconditionally' committed to maintaining Europe's security post-Brexit
  • Arrest and search
  • Consultation on changes to the Investigatory Powers Act 2016
  • Confiscation, civil recovery and asset forfeiture
  • Judicial review of decision to impose default sentence
  • EU Council makes progress on harmonised freezing orders
  • Bribery, corruption, sanctions and export controls
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the Government’s consultation on changes to the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, the development in the jurisdictional scope of the US’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) since its enactment and sentencing trends for health and safety breaches. EU steps to harmonise freezing orders and proposals to revise the Consumer Protection Cooperation Regulation (CPC Regulation) and to coordinate penalties for money laundering are covered, along with the Government’s commitment to maintaining Europe's security post-Brexit and creating a new national economic crime centre. Cases considering the decision to impose a default sentence following non-payment of a confiscation order after a period of delay and to order a new coroner’s inquest following irregularity in the first inquest are also covered. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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