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UK: New corporate criminal offence: failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2017

The Government in the UK is currently finalizing legislation for a new criminal offence for corporations who fail to take reasonable steps to prevent

Corporate offence of failure to prevent tax evasion
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2017

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 will create a corporate offence of failure to prevent tax evasion. The policy agenda behind this offence is to

Failure to Prevent: Corporate Liability at the Cost of Individual Due Process?
  • Bright Line Law
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2017

The new corporate offence of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion reflects a wider move toward corporate self-Policing in the UK

Digging deeper: ethics in construction
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2017

It is estimated that 7 of the global workforce works in the construction industry. According to the International Labour Organization, around US$150

New corporate criminal liability in the UK for “failure to prevent” tax evasion and other economic crimes: How will it affect Canadian businesses?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 2 2017

The accountability of corporate entities for financial wrongdoing is a hot topic for the UK Government right now, particularly in the wake of a

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Review - June 2017
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 31 2017

The spotlight on anti-bribery and corruption compliance programmes continues to intensify as a number of countries adopt measures designed to make it

Winners and losers in the end of Parliament wash-up
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

Theresa May's decision to call a snap General Election was a surprise to most. Several pieces of key legislation relating to tax avoidance and tax

Criminal Finances Bill receives Royal Assent
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

The Bill, which has now received Royal Assent, will extend law enforcement agencies' ability to recover the proceeds of crime, tackle money laundering

UK Criminal Finances Act 2017: A Dechert "Dirty Money" Trilogy Part One: "A Fistful of Tax Dollars" - A New Corporate Offence of Failure to Prevent the Facilitation of Tax Evasion
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 represents a further significant development in the approach to the investigation and prosecution of financial crime in

Corporate offences under the Criminal Finance Act 2017: implications for accountants and tax advisors
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2017

Having received Royal Assent at the end of April, the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the "Act") is expected to come into force this autumn. The Act will