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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—26 October 2017

Published on: 26 October 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—26 October 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Sentence and prison law
  • Sentencing powers—assisting offender agreements
  • Criminal liability
  • State of mind—Supreme Court overrules Ghosh test in ‘most significant criminal law decision in a generation’
  • Arrest and search
  • HMRC search and seizure warrants and suspected tax fraud
  • Crown Court procedure
  • ‘Virtual justice’ breeds defendant mistrust—Transform Justice report
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision on when offenders, who have received a reduced sentence for assisting the prosecution, should have their sentences reviewed and to what degree multilateral regulation and international co-operation are supporting or hindering the fight against cybercrime. The Supreme Court’s decision overturning reliance on the Ghosh test of dishonesty is also considered alongside cases challenging to the legality of HMRC search and seizure warrants and pre-charge restraint orders made under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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