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The end of the Dubai debt sentence?

United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom - August 30 2018 The fallout from the 2008 financial crisis is still being felt by many who left the UAE in a hurry. Since then, the UAE has become an extradition

The curious case of cannabis seeds and the criminal law

United Kingdom - July 2 2018 Cannabis has hit the headlines again. In the US, Senator Chuck Schumer has just introduced legislation to decriminalise cannabis at the federal level

Does the absence of an extradition treaty lull a person into a false sense of security?

United Kingdom - June 24 2015 A common misconception in international law is that if there is no extradition treaty in existence between two countries, then you cannot be detained

The consequences of arrest for professionals

United Kingdom - January 5 2018 For the majority of people, whose only interaction with lawyers might be when buying a house or arranging a will, being arrested is an extremely

Old enough to know better? The minimum age of criminal responsibility

United Kingdom - February 16 2018 The documentaries “The Bulger Killers: Was Justice Done?” broadcast by Channel 4 and “James Bulger: A Mother’s Story with Trevor McDonald” aired by

Unintentionally funding terror and the implications for professionals

United Kingdom - December 19 2018 The Supreme Court judgment in R v Sally Lane and John Letts (AB and CD) 2018 UKSC 36 makes clear that providing financial support for terrorism is

INTERPOL under the spotlight

European Union, Global, United Kingdom - December 18 2018 The process of electing INTERPOL’s new President last month attracted the attention of the world’s press and forced INTERPOL’s governance and

Getting tough on reporting money laundering and sanctions breaches

European Union, United Kingdom - December 12 2018 At the recent launch of the multi-agency National Economic Crime Centre (“NECC”) on 31 October 2018, Ben Wallace, the Minister of State for Security

Seeds of failure in Tesco trial were clear from start

United Kingdom - December 12 2018 If the case reaches that stage, it generally denotes that it was a proper and respectable one to bring. However, a dismissal of a prosecution case by

Advising individuals in cross-border investigations: The limits of double jeopardy

United Kingdom - December 12 2018 If there is an overarching message in the new SFO director Lisa Osofsky’s recent speeches, it is the significance of cross-border cooperation