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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—16 August 2018

Published on: 16 August 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—16 August 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Brexit Bulletin—Brexit SI sifting process: what you need to know
  • Magistrates’ court proceedings
  • Private prosecutions—arguing abuse of process following prosecution disclosure failings
  • New pilot scheme announced for easier court entrance for legal professionals
  • Bribery, corruption, sanctions and export controls
  • US plans sanctions on Russia over nerve agent attack
  • Leading Unaoil investigator suspended for alleged 'gross misconduct'
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the challenges faced by defendants arguing abuse of process for prosecution disclosure failings in private prosecutions, the consultation by HMRC on amending its powers to request information from third parties and a Brexit Bulletin on the Brexit SI sifting process. Also included are the Court of Appeal’s decision in Bawa-Garba v General Medical Council (British Medical Association and others intervening) on how gross negligence manslaughter convictions should be addressed in fitness to practice proceedings, developments in the SFO’s Unaoil investigation as well as consideration of whether companies should be held criminally liable for human rights abuses committed overseas. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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