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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—29 July 2021

Published on: 29 July 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—29 July 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020 (References to the Trade and Cooperation Agreement) Regulations 2021
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Health protection regulations
  • Continuity of business in the criminal courts
  • Regulatory response
  • Confiscation, civil recovery and asset forfeiture
  • Oxford alumnus to serve nine years in jail for non-payment of confiscation order
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Corporate Crime weekly highlights includes analysis of the £90m fine imposed on Southern Water following prosecution by the Environment Agency (EA), a survey revealing that banks and investment firms are typically investing about £374,000 annually to combat financial crime, and the announcement by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) that Ian Hudson has been sentenced to four-years' imprisonment for fraudulent trading. We also include our monthly Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecutions round-up and HM Treasury’s proposed amendments to the anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF) regime in the UK. All this, and more, in this week’s Corporate Crime weekly highlights. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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