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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—17 May 2018

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—17 May 2018
Published on: 17 May 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—17 May 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • CMA speech: Consequences of Brexit on competition law enforcement
  • Arrest and Search
  • Landmark victory for Liberty challenging privacy rights (R (on the application of Liberty) v Secretary of State for the Home Department)
  • Legal professional privilege in criminal proceedings
  • Legal professional privilege and internal investigations—where now?
  • Confiscation, civil recovery and asset forfeiture
  • Crown Court considers appeals over confiscation orders (R v Mills)
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the overall practical impact of the recent decisions on privilege in internal investigations, the judgment in R v Mills, which concerned the prosecution’s right to appeal a default term imposed in respect of confiscation orders, the Justice Committee review on criminal disclosure and the judgment in R (on the application of Liberty) v Secretary of State for the Home Department on the lawfulness of provisions in the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016). Also included is part one of a ten-year review of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, reactions to a recent speech on the availability of deferred prosecution agreements (DPA) in the UK and lawyers’ views on the international risks associated with digital currency transactions that span international borders, along with news that Council of the EU has formally adopted the proposed Fifth Money Laundering Directive (MLD5). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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