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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA, United Kingdom | 2 Jan 2019

Failure to Prevent Tax Evasion: Forgotten, but Not Gone

The two new offences govern U.K. And non-U.K. Tax and are targeted at criminalising a corporate entity or partnership’s (broadly, a ‘relevant body’)

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Carey Olsen | United Kingdom | 17 Aug 2018

Unexplained Wealth Orders and failure to prevent tax evasion: New 'grip and teeth' in the UK government's fight against economic crime?

The UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the CFA) has been in force since 30 September 2017. With its extra-territorial ramifications, it affects not only

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TLT LLP | United Kingdom, European Union | 15 Aug 2018

Retail Risk Report 2018

With the March 2019 deadline looming ever closer, the number of issues left for the UK to negotiate with the EU regarding the withdrawal agreement and

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Addleshaw Goddard LLP | United Kingdom | 8 Jun 2018

Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 8 June 2018

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Osofsky has been confirmed as the new Director of the UK's Serious Fraud Office. Ms Osofsky will join the SFO from global firm

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr | South Africa, United Kingdom | 14 Feb 2018

ABC and AML: Combating corruption - the UK introduces unexplained wealth orders

The new retrospective provision will apply to individuals but also to other entities including trusts. Failure to comply with such an order will

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TLT LLP | United Kingdom | 4 Dec 2017

Criminal Finances Act 2017 and the Facilitation of Tax Evasion

The two new corporate offences of failure to prevent tax evasion (in the UK and outside the UK) under the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (‘the Act’) came

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DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 29 Nov 2017

Reasonable Prevention Measures under the Criminal Finances Act 2017 - HMRC issues guidance on how businesses can mitigate the risk of prosecution

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 ("the Act"), which came into force on 30 September 2017, gave the UK government enhanced powers to tackle tax evasion

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White & Case LLP | United Kingdom | 23 Nov 2017

Facilitating tax evasion: how to avoid being unwittingly caught by the Criminal Finances Act 2017

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 came into force on 30th September 2017. It has introduced a new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent tax

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Dentons | United Kingdom | 26 Oct 2017

New corporate criminal offence of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion

A new criminal offence of corporate failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion came into force on 30 September 2017. Having reasonable

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Macfarlanes LLP | United Kingdom | 20 Oct 2017

Corporate law update (9 October - 13 October)

This week we look at guidance on self-reporting under the new offences of failing to prevent facilitation of tax evasion, and updated guidance on

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