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Mar
2015

Money Laundering 8 min read
March 20, 2015
Part 7 of Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) contains the Act’s money laundering offences.  The provisions have kept pro-active criminal lawyers (defence and prosecution) busy for years.  Money laundering used to be a fairly well understood concept but, it has to be said, that as prosecutors got more and more used to the statutory framework so the multitude of scenarios which could lead to a money laundering charge appeared to grow and grow.  Mercifully, the Court of Appeal has, in more recent times, begun to put a brake on some of these advances putting a little more common-sense back into the process of deciding whether a particular situation amounts to money-laundering or not. Read more

Mar
2015

Paying Attention To Pensions 5 min read
March 9, 2015
In next month’s newsletter, we will examine major pensions issues facing independent financial advisors (IFA’s). Here, Aziz Rahman summarises some of those issues and their legal implications. Read more

Mar
2015

The Law And Libya 4 min read
March 9, 2015
In 2011, we predicted that bribery prosecutions could follow the collapse of the Gaddafi regime in Libya. That prediction has now come true…and is a stark reminder of how bribery anywhere in the world can be identified and acted upon. Read more

Mar
2015

Payback Time? 5 min read
March 9, 2015
The mortgage industry is in a healthy state. But mortgage fraud is still very common. What can those in the industry do to avoid falling victim to what is a widespread problem? Read more

Mar
2015

The Dangers of Being Lured into Tax Avoidance Schemes 5 min read
March 9, 2015
Aziz Rahman examines the legal pitfalls that can accompany attempts to minimise the tax that individuals and companies pay. Read more

Mar
2015

The First Of Many? 4 min read
March 9, 2015
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has secured its first convictions under the Bribery Act; four years after the legislation came into effect. Is this a sign of things to come? Read more

Feb
2015

Wrongful Or Fraudulent? 4 min read
February 3, 2015
A look at the differences – and the similarities – between wrongful and fraudulent trading and the challenges they pose for directors and insolvency practitioners when accusations are made. Read more

Feb
2015

Predictions And Possibilities 4 min read
February 3, 2015
Knowing what has happened in 2014 allows us a chance to predict the main events of 2015. Libor, forex and Tesco may well be names we hear more of in the coming months. But issues such as compliance, Serious Fraud Office (SFO) funding, international cooperation and the Bribery Act will also be a major part of the landscape. Read more

Feb
2015

Called To Account 4 min read
February 3, 2015
Accountants are often the first to be blamed in fraud cases. Aziz Rahman looks at why this is…and how accountants can take steps to safeguard themselves against accusations. Read more

Feb
2015

On The Inside 4 min read
February 3, 2015
Aziz Rahman considers why information is everything when it comes to insider trading and the law…and why we may see more prosecutions. Read more

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