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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—18 June 2020

Published on: 18 June 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—18 June 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Health protection legislation
  • Litigating the coronavirus restrictions
  • Business continuity in the criminal courts
  • Regulatory response
  • Scotland
  • Brexit
  • Brexit Bulletin—UK and EU restate commitments and call for new momentum in talks at High Level Conference
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Corporate Crime weekly highlights includes analysis of the launching of the European Financial and Economic Crime Centre, the announcement that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has dropped more cases and one of the first pieces of litigation concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown restrictions. In the third part in a legal series on cryptocurrencies, we consider the issue of privacy and the regulation of cryptoassets for money laundering purposes. We provide a round-up of key news and developments relating to the coronavirus pandemic, including the coming into force of new and amended health protection legislation. Analysis of the Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill and consideration of the US DOJ’s update to its corporate compliance programme are also included, together with news that Natural England and the Environment Agency have published the details of the recent enforcement undertakings they have accepted, new sanctions regulations passed in anticipation of the end of the implementation period and a multi-million pound Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on Commerzbank’s for AML failings. All this, and more, in this week’s Corporate Crime highlights. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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