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Corporate Crime weekly highlights—30 January 2020

Corporate Crime weekly highlights—30 January 2020
Published on: 30 January 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate Crime weekly highlights—30 January 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Brexit bulletin—exit day update
  • Friday is Brexit day! What corporate crime practitioners need to know...
  • Arrest and search
  • Article 6 breaches prove no magic bullet for convictions on appeal (R v Abdurahman)
  • Law Society invites evidence on HMRC powers and safeguards
  • Live facial recognition (LFR) set to become operational in London
  • Bribery, corruption, sanctions and export controls
  • More...

Article summary

With exit day taking effect this Friday, this week's edition of Corporate Crime weekly highlights includes key updates and analysis on the implications of Brexit for corporate crime practitioners. We also have news that a new deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) has been agreed in principle between Airbus SE and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), alongside analysis of when DPAs are not always the best option in the wake of the acquittal of Guralp executives. Analysis of why cybercrime laws need reform is also provided together with coverage of the publication by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) of guidance on its post-Brexit role, the announcement by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) of a new building safety regulator and an HM Treasury consultation on further amendments to the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017). All this, and more, in this week’s Corporate Crime highlights. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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