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Anti-Money Laundering: new rules and regulations in play

European Union, United Kingdom - June 23 2017 A new anti-money laundering regime applies from 26 June 2017 under the European Union’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (“4 MLD”). The 4MLD, as…

PEPs and anti-money laundering: The FCA issues guidance

United Kingdom - July 12 2017 The EU’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive, implemented in the UK by the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017), introduced a risk-based…

Louise Hodges

First corporate manslaughter trial under the new act gets underway: R-V- Cotswold Geotechnical (Holdings) Limited

United Kingdom - January 28 2011 This week the first prosecution of a company under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 ("CMCHA") begins at Winchester Crown Court.

Arrests of care home workers following COVID-19 outbreaks: a review of criminal liability

United Kingdom - April 1 2021 In late February 2021 a news article reported that a care home worker had been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter after a patient…

Sophie Wood

International Criminal Court asked to investigate corporate actors for crimes against humanity linked to Australia’s detention regime

Australia, Global - February 23 2017 Last week, in a move that attracted international attention, (see here and here also) the International Human Rights Clinic at Stanford Law School…

Katherine Tyler