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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—18 July 2019

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—18 July 2019
Published on: 18 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—18 July 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Criminal Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2019
  • What is the likely impact of a no deal on environmental law?
  • Arrest and search
  • Helping suspects held in Released Under Investigation limbo
  • Legal professional privilege
  • Legal professional privilege and the fraud/iniquity exception (Hotel Portfolio II Ltd v SMA Investment Holdings Ltd)
  • Magistrates’ court proceedings
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the likely impact of a no deal Brexit on environmental law, the government’s new economic crime plan, the reliability of expert witnesses in criminal cases and a survey on helping suspects held in Released Under Investigation (RUI) limbo, together with a case considering the crime-fraud exception to legal professional privilege and news that a rail company has been fined £1m for health and safety offences following an investigation by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR). The Criminal Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2019 are also considered, together with the lifting of reporting restrictions on the deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) between the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Sarclad Ltd (formerly known as ‘XYZ Ltd’) following the acquittal of the three individual defendants in connected proceedings. We also cover a new EU Directive on law enforcement access to financial information, the Notification of Deaths Regulations 2019 and a warning from the ICO director about personal data bidding practice in digital advertising. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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