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Determining the value of tainted gifts

Determining the value of tainted gifts
Published on: 12 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Determining the value of tainted gifts
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  • What was the background to the application?
  • What issues did this case raise?
  • What were the main legal arguments put forward?
  • What did the Court of Appeal decide, and why?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law on tainted gifts and proportionality in confiscation proceedings?
  • Are there still any grey areas or unresolved issues that lawyers will need to watch out for in this area? If so, how can these be avoided?
  • What practical lessons can those advising take away from this case?
  • Are there any patterns or trends emerging in the law in this area?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: How should tainted gifts be valued when considering a defendant’s available assets in confiscation proceedings? Neil Swift, partner at Peters & Peters, examines the Court of Appeal’s approach in R v Johnson. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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