- 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?
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.
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