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A “smarter mix” to combat modern slavery and human rights risks - the UK Government’s recent measures signal the increasing pressure for solutions

United Kingdom - February 26 2021 The UK Government’s recent announcement emphasises a more ambitious modern slavery agenda and, specifically, the use of a “smarter mix” of measures…

Luke Hardingham, Nicole Bigby, Siân Cowan.

Corporate Criminal Liability in the UK: A new era is coming… isn’t it?

United Kingdom - November 18 2020 “It has no soul to be damned and no body to be kicked”.How, then, can a company be held criminally liable? Various jurisdictions have grappled with…

Joseph Ninan, Naomi Miles.

The SFO, the Goose and the Golden Eggs: What the SFO’s New DPA Guidance on DPAs Tells Us About the Prosecutor’s Approach to Co-operation

United Kingdom - November 16 2020 On 23 October 2020, the SFO published a chapter from its Operational Handbook, including an expanded section on corporate co-operation, so as to give…

Naomi Miles.

If the SFO did wish lists…

United Kingdom - November 4 2020 On 8 October 2020, Lisa Osofsky spoke to the Royal United Services Institute about future challenges in tackling the world of econom…

Luke Hardingham.

FCA fail to secure conviction in first criminal prosecution for destruction of documents

Russia, United Kingdom - November 2 2020 In the first prosecution of its kind brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Konstantin Vishnyak has been acquitted by a jury at Southwark…

Samantha Paul, Siân Cowan.