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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—22 November 2018

Published on: 22 November 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—22 November 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Brexit SI Bulletin—drafts laid for sifting on 19 November 2018
  • Brexit SI Bulletin—latest drafts and sifting committee recommendations, 16 November 2018
  • Crown Court procedure
  • Addressing procedural errors in indictments (R v Johnson, R v Burton)
  • Evidence
  • Government publishes review of disclosure system in justice system
  • Corporate liability
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the Court of Appeal decision in R v Johnson, R v Burton considering procedural errors in adding counts to an indictment and failure to re-arraign, a new anti-money laundering authority to be established by the European Central Bank and the rise of recycling crime in the UK and what can be done to regulate this. The latest Brexit Bulletins are covered, including the latest Brexit-draft SIs considered through the Parliamentary sifting process. We also look at a High Court decision on the interpretation of the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing Regulations 2015, the government's review of disclosure in the criminal justice system, and the publication by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) of its first annual report on sanctions and other measures under the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). We also highlight a speech on the priorities and future of Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the approval for Environment Agency enforcement teams to wear video cameras while on duty among other news. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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