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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—22 February 2018

Published on: 22 February 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—22 February 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • NCA director general stresses importance of UK-EU law enforcement relations post-Brexit
  • Appeal or judicial review
  • Court of Appeal may reopen concluded proceedings in cases of nullity
  • Bribery, corruption, sanctions and export controls
  • Views sought on Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill
  • Consumer protection and cartels
  • CMA launches new campaign to increase cartel tip-offs
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes a review of developments in the field of cross-border investigations in 2017, covering what can be gleaned from various milestone corporate resolutions (such as the first French deferred prosecution agreement (DPA)) and cases on legal professional privilege (LPP). Parliament’s response to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) mishandling of its long-running investigation into Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS), the new charge against Barclays Bank PLC (Barclays) in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution and a Court of Appeal judgment concerning its jurisdiction to reopen concluded proceedings in cases of nullity are also covered along with market insight on the potential to misuse of artificial intelligence (AI) and the failure of local councils to prepare for cyber attacks. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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