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The Corporate Offences of Failure to Prevent the Facilitation of Tax Evasion - What It Means for You

United Kingdom - August 18 2017 The United Kingdom's Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the "Act") creates two new corporate offences of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion...

Tom Webley, Charles Hewetson, Eoin O'Shea.


Emergency response II: press reports and false markets

United Kingdom - December 12 2014 On 10 December 2014 a report was published relating to the mishandling of the UK Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) announcement of its thematic...

Brett Hillis, Pryderi Diebschlag.


"Bribery" in football: what are the legal consequences?

United Kingdom - November 29 2013 The top story in the UK media today is about alleged corruption in English football. Someone said to be a "fixer" for betting syndicates was secretly...

Eoin O'Shea.


UK bribery: construction in the cross-hairs

United Kingdom - November 15 2013 The UK's Serious Fraud Office has made clear that its anti-bribery investigations are focussed on two industries in particular: construction and...

Charles Hewetson, George Brown, Eoin O'Shea.


Finally... The Serious Fraud Office (the "SFO") has brought its first charges under the UK Bribery Act and, as feared, it concerns the energy market.

United Kingdom - August 15 2013 Charges have been brought against four individuals in connection with a £23 million fraud at Sustainable AgroEnergy, whose parent company...

Peter Cassidy.