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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—18 April 2019

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—18 April 2019
Published on: 18 April 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—18 April 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2019
  • Technical update to the Withdrawal Agreement following Article 50 extension
  • Arrest and search
  • Enhanced intelligence of serious and organised UK crime threats promised
  • Magistrates' court proceedings
  • Report details Safety & Standards enforcement activities in 2017–18
  • Confiscation, civil recovery and asset forfeiture
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of a Court of Appeal judgment on the competing interests of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and private companies when enforcing confiscation orders against fraudulent directors, the Corporate Crime gap between the UK and the US and the effectiveness of the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017. The Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO’s) plans to clarify its rules on reporting fraud are also considered, alongside news that the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) will ‘transition’ into a new regulator and of the HM Treasury consultation on transposition of Fifth Money Laundering Directive (MLD5). The publication by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) of its enforcement and market surveillance annual report covering the period of 2017–18 and by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of both its 2019/2020 business plan and a technical note on periodic financial information and inside information are also covered. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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