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Potential reform of corporate criminal liability for economic crime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2017

On 13 January 2017 the Ministry of Justice ("MoJ") published a call for evidence ("CfE") regarding potential reform of the law concerning corporate


Preview of 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March


Sanctions Update - HMT consultation on monetary penalty regime for enforcing financial sanctions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

In April, we published an e-bulletin on some of the changes being introduced in relation to the UK's implementation and enforcement of financial


New UK criminal offences of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2016

In our October 2016 briefing, we reported on the publication of the Criminal Finances Bill 201617. The Bill introduces a range of new measures to


Supreme Court rules in judicial review on scope of duty of confidentiality owed by public bodies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2016

The Supreme Court has granted judicial review of a decision by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs ("HMRC") to reveal confidential taxpayer information


Corporate Crime Update - October 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2016

The Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17 (the "Bill") was presented to Parliament and had its first reading in the House of Commons on Thursday 13th


Publication of the Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2016

The Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17 (the "Bill") was presented to Parliament and had its first reading in the House of Commons on Thursday 13th


Court of Appeal finds settlement offer not subject to “without prejudice” protection as it amounted to an unambiguously improper threat
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

The Court of Appeal has recently considered the rarely invoked "unambiguous impropriety" exception to without prejudice ("WP") privilege: Ferster v


MAR_bitesize - Managers' Transactions - Restrictions and Notification Requirements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2016

As was the case under the previous market abuse regime, MAR imposes various obligations on persons discharging managerial responsibility (PDMRs) in


Corporate Crime Update - September 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, European Union
  • September 30 2016

London’s Southwark Crown Court recently approved only the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) since the introduction of DPAs in 2014. Herbert