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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—2 April 2020

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—2 April 2020
Published on: 02 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—2 April 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) Regulations 2020
  • Business continuity in the criminal courts
  • Scotland
  • Regulatory response
  • What is the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on employer’s duties under the HSWA 1974?
  • Brexit negotiations
  • Keeping up to date—Brexit
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Corporate Crime weekly highlights continues to focus on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) with analysis of measures relating to the government’s instruction to remain indoors, including powers under the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions (England) Regulations 2020. We include a summary of the latest position in relation to the criminal courts in England and Wales and how regulators are adapting their processes, procedures and guidance. We also have analysis of the latest Brexit developments, with uncertainty concerning the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on future relationship negotiations, and the future of extradition after Brexit. In other news, we have analysis of the challenges posed for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the regulation of cryptoassets and we cover the first substantial penalty issued by the Office for Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) for violation of EU financial sanctions. All this, and more, in this week’s Corporate Crime highlights. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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