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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—26 July 2018

Published on: 26 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—26 July 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Brexit Bulletin—government publishes white paper on legislating for the withdrawal agreement
  • Attorney General’s Office appoints new Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Arrest and search
  • Transparency report on disruptive and investigatory powers published
  • Magistrates' court proceedings
  • Views sought on revisions to Code for Crown Prosecutors
  • Evidence
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the challenges presented by the rise of crypto-currencies, enhanced digital technology and cybercrimes for corporate crime practitioners, the recent Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Enforcement annual performance report for 2017/2018 and the prison sentences imposed on traders convicted of manipulating the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) during the financial crisis. We also explore the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) application to reinstate charges against Barclays, which were previously dismissed by the Crown Court in May 2018, and consider the potential criminal liability of employers for high workplace temperatures under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974). The appointment of a new Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and a consultation to revise the Code for Crown Prosecutors is also covered as well as updates on the latest Brexit developments. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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