Corporate Crime

Over the last ten years, the Government has passed a series of laws creating new corporate criminal offences - from corporate manslaughter, money laundering, bribery and insider dealing to environmental health and consumer protection. Keeping on top of the latest laws, cases and commentary is a challenge – but the stakes are higher than ever.

LexisPSL Corporate Crime brings together everything you need to know about criminal procedures and specific corporate crimes in one place. Clear, concise practice notes from the leading experts with practical tips on how to apply the law in real life. Direct links to primary law, case law and commentary (including Blackstones, Criminal Procedure Rules and All England Law Reports Crime). And news updates on the latest laws, cases and hot topics, to help you keep your finger on the pulse.

So you can get an expert view, backed up by the relevant legal authority, without having to check umpteen different sources. And you can be confident you’re giving your clients the most authoritative, up-to-date advice at all times.

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Tipping off and prejudicing an investigationIt would undermine the benefit to the authorities if, a suspicious activity report (SAR) having been made,...
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4th May
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STOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the Sentencing Code, regardless of the date...
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4th May
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What is asset stripping?Asset stripping involves taking company funds or assets while leaving behind the debts. Sometimes directors then transfer only...
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Produced in partnership with Micheal Murphy and Amelia Clegg of 23 Essex Street Chambers 4th May
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Interim ordersThe GOC’s Fitness to Practise Committee (FTPC) may impose an interim order in respect of a registrant if it is necessary to do so to...
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4th May
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For information on the overarching regime for scrunity of the use of powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016), see Practice Note:...
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In summarising the law of contempt of court, the Court of Appeal has stated:‘The law of contempt exists to protect the course of proceedings from...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Wayman of Pump Court Chambers 4th May
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The police have wide powers to take non-intimate samples from a person under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE 1984). Non-intimate...
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4th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Aine Kervick and Will Hayes of Kingsley Napley LLP 4th May
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What is domestic abuse?There is no statutory offence of domestic violence or domestic abuse, however, it generally refers to any incident of...
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4th May
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Policing And Crime Act 2017 amendments to police bailSome of the most important changes brought about by the Policing and Crime Act 2017 (PCA 2017)...
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4th May
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Judicial independence is fundamental to the rule of law. The integrity of the criminal justice system depends on a fair and public hearing by an...
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4th May
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A challenge to a decision of the lower courts can be brought in various ways, including by way of appeal, judicial review or an appeal by case stated....
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4th May
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The procedure for making an application to stay proceedings due to abuse of process is governed by rule 3.28 of the Criminal Procedure Rules 2020, SI...
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4th May
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The offence of supplying controlled drugs The section 4 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (MDA 1971) creates several supply offences.Under MDA 1971, s...
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4th May
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Duty of disclosure of unused evidenceThe pursuit of a fair trial based on equality of arms has resulted in a duty of disclosure on the Crown to the...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Thomas of 2 Hare Court 4th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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29th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia;...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the general...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the approach to...
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29th Jan
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This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal data involving the UK and EEA, under the General Data Protection...
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29th Jan
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When considering fraud under section 993 of the Companies Act 2006, if the offence is indictable, is there a time limit for laying the...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It includes...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note summarises the key changes made to the Criminal Procedure Rules 2020, SI 2020/759 (CrimPR) by the Criminal Procedure (Amendment)...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the powers available to deal with anti-social behaviour in an environmental context, in particular those introduced by the...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building 28th Jan
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This tracker sets out the current Bills passing through the Scottish Parliament.What’s happening?When?Find out moreDefamation and Malicious...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note tracks noteworthy High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Court of Justice decisions related to data protection, ePrivacy,...
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28th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note describes the criminal offences that are of most relevance to company directors, and:•focuses on offences which an individual...
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28th Jan
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Section 993 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) makes it an offence for any business of a company to be carried on with intent to defraud creditors,...
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28th Jan
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This page collects together Corporate Crime content that addresses matters of EU law.For information on EU law generally, see EU structure, EU...
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28th Jan
Precedents
Please supply as much information as possible about this suspected breach.If you require any help to complete this form, please contact [your...
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28th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not being maintained. It is being retained for historical interest and to provide practitioners...
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28th Jan
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Insider dealing is the use of sensitive or privileged information that has not yet been released to the public to take advantage of the market. When...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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28th Jan

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