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Rahman Ravelli | United Kingdom | 23 Nov 2022

Reforming Confiscation

The Law Commission’s proposals for overhauling the proceeds of crime system are focused on giving courts greater powers to enforce confiscation…
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Clyde & Co LLP | United Kingdom | 18 Nov 2022

Law Commission issues key review of POCA 2002 confiscation regime

On 9 November 2022, the Law Commission published its final report following its review of Part 2 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (“POCA”), also…
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Stevens & Bolton LLP | United Kingdom | 11 Nov 2022

Avoiding personal liability in relation to the re-use of (insolvent) company names - key points which directors need to know

With rising insolvency rates, driven in particular by the number of creditors' voluntary liquidations reaching record highs, the decision in the…
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Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers | United Kingdom | 11 Nov 2022

Refusals on 'Not Conducive to the Public Good' Grounds

Where an individual’s presence in the UK is non-conducive to the public good, Part 9 of the Immigration Rules sets out that this is a mandatory…
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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 10 Nov 2022

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

Following a lengthy period of research and consultation, the Law Commission (‘the Commission’) has published its final report and recommendations for…
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Slaughter and May | European Union, United Kingdom, USA | 4 Nov 2022

Financial Regulation Weekly Bulletin - 3 November 2022

Includes developments in relation to: SFDR; growth and competitiveness; the Financial Services and Markets Bill; CRR; pensions dashboard; and…
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Charles Russell Speechlys | United Kingdom | 4 Nov 2022

Taking aim: The Fraud Act 2006 in 2022

Fraud is unfortunately big business. In the UK alone, it is said to cost the economy between £137bn and £190bn each year, and is now reportedly the…
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Clyde & Co LLP | United Kingdom | 31 Oct 2022

Legal update for energy lawyers - October 2022

The UK’s North Sea Transition Authority has launched the 33rd round of licensing for oil and gas exploration in the North Sea. Priority will be given…
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Sidley Austin LLP | United Kingdom | 26 Oct 2022

Understanding the UK Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill

The National Crime Agency estimates that money laundering costs the UK more than £100 billion annually. The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency…
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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP | United Kingdom | 24 Oct 2022

Second Economic Crime Bill heralds some big changes for financial services firms

In February 2022, in a very different geopolitical context than the one which evolved less than a month later, the Government published its White…
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