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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—28 September 2017

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—28 September 2017
Published on: 28 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—28 September 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Appeal and judicial review
  • New guidance on bringing a judicial review in the Administrative Court
  • Bribery and corruption offences
  • Six individuals and F.H. Bertling Limited convicted in oil corruption
  • US: Telecoms company and subsidiary to pay $965m to resolve bribery charge
  • Data protection offences
  • Data protection in the UK after Brexit—Data Protection Bill 2017 published
  • Easyleads Ltd fined £260,000 after making 16.7 million automated calls
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of recent trends in the criminal enforcement of tax crime including the challenges faced in prosecuting such cases, the new proposed act required to bring the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into force in the UK and plans to modernise the summary criminal justice system in Scotland. The Information Commissioner’s Office’s (ICO) fine imposed on Easyleads Ltd (in respect of automated marketing calls) and the fraud and money laundering charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against the ex-chief executive officer and chief operating officer of an oil and gas exploration company are also covered. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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