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My child has a conviction for a sexual offence, what happens next? Notification requirements and ancillary orders for children convicted of a sexual offence.

United Kingdom - November 25 2022 Some sexual offences may attract additional repercussions, beyond the immediate sentence imposed by the court. Following a conviction, the court may…

Help! The police are arresting my child …

United Kingdom - November 21 2022 It’s the knock on the door that most parents fear. Thankfully, the Courts have provided some valuable guidance about this nightmare scenario. There…

The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 and the overlap between family and criminal proceedings

United Kingdom - November 18 2022 Some of the most difficult cases the legal system has to deal with span both the criminal and family courts, often at the same time. From a…

New INTERPOL data offers some hope of protection against Red Notice abuse

United Kingdom - November 17 2022 In an encouraging step towards improving transparency around Red Notices and diffusions, INTERPOL has published important data showing the number of…

House of Lords fraud review highlights gaps and urges introduction of new failure to prevent offence

United Kingdom - November 17 2022 On 12 November 2022, the House of Lords Fraud Act 2006 and Digital Fraud Committee (the ‘Fraud Committee’) published the results of its lengthy…

Law Commission recommendations for confiscation reform: Is there the will to find a way?

United Kingdom - November 10 2022 Following a lengthy period of research and consultation, the Law Commission (‘the Commission’) has published its final report and recommendations for…

First HMRC fine for an Art Market Participant

United Kingdom - November 3 2022 Since the introduction of the Money Laundering Regulations in 2017, HMRC have maintained a public list of businesses within the regulated sector who…

Dodging the proverbial bullet: a lucky escape for the Crown Prosecution Service

United Kingdom - November 1 2022 The recent case of Geoffrey Driver V Crown Prosecution Service [2022] EWCH 2500 (KB) serves as an interesting illustration of the potential pitfalls…

When is an extradition decision binding?

European Union - October 31 2022 Despite the clear wording in Art. 50 of the Charter and Art. 54 of the CISA, even…

The future of crypto regulation in the UK

United Kingdom - October 18 2022 James Alleyne was recently asked to talk to an international audience in London about the UK’s position on regulating the crypto-space. Here is what…