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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—24 October 2019

Published on: 24 October 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—24 October 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Brexit bulletin—Withdrawal Agreement Bill introduced
  • No-deal Brexit—the view from Scotland
  • Magistrates’ Courts (Amendment) Rules 2019
  • Arrest and search
  • Criminal Evidence—Special procedure material—R (on the application of British Broadcasting Corp) v Newcastle Crown Court
  • Confiscation, civil recovery and asset forfeiture
  • Proceeds of crime—Restraint order (R v S)
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, which makes provision for the ratification and implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement, and the Pension Schemes Bill, which aims to strengthen the powers of the Pension Regulator (TPR). We also consider a High Court judgment testing the boundaries of local authorities’ powers to investigate offences and a decision quashing production orders obtained under section 9 of Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (special material procedure). The potential impacts of a no-deal Brexit on Scotland and the Government’s Business Integrity Consultancy Service are also covered alongside the Magistrates’ Courts (Amendment) Rules 2019 and news of a £1.275m health and safety fine as well as Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) speeches on technology, financial crime and the future of financial regulation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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