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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—15 November 2018

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—15 November 2018
Published on: 15 November 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—15 November 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Brexit Bulletin—UK and EU announce agreement in principle on the Withdrawal Agreement
  • Brexit SI Bulletin—drafts laid for sifting on 9 November 2018
  • Crown Court procedure
  • Indictment—Validity (R v Johnson; R v Burton)
  • Sentence and prison law
  • Exploring the new custodial sentence policy framework
  • Appeal and judicial review
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the newly implemented custodial sentence framework, the decision in R v Ibori, considering when the appellate court will exercise its powers to re-open conviction appeals, and the recent changes to the Code for Crown Prosecutors. We also highlight attempts to extradite Zamira Hajiyeva (served with two unexplained wealth orders last month by the National Crime Agency) to face criminal charges in her home country. The latest Brexit Bulletins are covered including news of the draft Withdrawal Agreement, agreed in principle this week, as well as Brexit-draft SIs considered through the Parliamentary sifting process. We also look at two recent decisions relating to both the validity of indictments and criminal procedure together with the first prosecution brought by the ICO under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and new EU rules on the free flow of data. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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