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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—3 October 2019

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—3 October 2019
Published on: 03 October 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—3 October 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Legal privilege
  • Legal professional privilege and dissolved companies
  • Sentencing
  • General sentencing guideline—overarching principles comes into force
  • Corporate liability
  • SFO’s co-operation guidance feels like a missed opportunity
  • Environmental offences
  • Biffa fined for breaching waste export regulations
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of the Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO’s) Co-operation Guidance, consideration of the impact of the Food Information (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2019 and assessment of the recent crack down on fraudulent car insurance claims. The coming into force of the Sentencing Council’s General guideline—overarching principles and the recovery by the Financial Conduct Authority of £1.2m following a healthcare investment scam are also included alongside the announcement of the first head of the new European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), the launching by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of an investigation into the audit of Thomas Cook and the sentencing of Biffa Waste Services Ltd for breaching waste export regulations. All this, and more, in this week’s highlights. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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