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The Panama Effect: UK Government accelerates proposals to criminalise failure to prevent tax evasion
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

In a move widely seen as a response to the so-called “Panama Papers” revelations, the UK Government has enhanced and accelerated its proposals to

Corporate offence of failing to prevent Tax Evasion: Accelerated Implementation Plans
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

Following the recent disclosure of the Panama Papers, the UK has accelerated its ground-breaking plan to introduce a new corporate criminal offence of

Corporate offence for failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2016

The Government’s intention to introduce a new corporate offence for failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion, first announced at

Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 15 April 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • China, Egypt, European Union, North Korea, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 15 2016

Experts have criticised a proposal to prevent people implicated in foreign bribery cases from securing help with legal fees from their employers as

Panama papers update
  • Cummings Law Ltd
  • France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
  • April 15 2016

The UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain yesterday agreed to share data and co-operate on exposing shell firms and overseas trusts. Under the new

David Cameron announces acceleration of new corporate offence of failing to prevent "associated persons" from facilitating tax evasion
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 15 2016

David Cameron announced on 11 April that the UK Government "will legislate this year to hold companies who fail to stop their employees facilitating

InCredit - 12 April 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

This week has seen the FCA's Tracey McDermott provide an evaluation of the first two years of FCA regulation of consumer credit and its expectations

Contentious Commentary - April 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Portugal, United Kingdom
  • April 11 2016

The ISDA Master Agreement applies to derivatives transactions in, generally, one of two ways. First, by the parties entering into a long-form

This week at the UK regulators - 11 April 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • China, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 11 2016

This week, the PRA fined a UK subsidiary of an overseas bank for failures related to assessing, maintaining and reporting on the financial resources

Businesses need to ensure that they do not unwittingly facilitate tax evasion
  • RPC
  • Panama, United Kingdom
  • April 7 2016

The Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonesca and the so called 'Panama Papers' have dominated headlines in recent days. It is claimed that a large number