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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The offence of aggravated vehicle-takingA person is guilty of aggravated vehicle taking if:•they take a conveyance without the owner's or other lawful...
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9th Nov
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What is a football banning order?A football banning order is a measure designed to prevent offenders travelling to football matches in England and...
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9th Nov
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What is compensation?A compensation order is defined in the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (PCC(S)A 2000), to mean an order which...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Checklist contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) among other...
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9th Nov
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The offence of threats to killThe offence of threats to kill is an offence which can be tried in the magistrates' court or the Crown Court. The...
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9th Nov
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Specific intent—definitionOffences requiring specific intent are of two kinds:•where the mental element of the offence requires a purposive intent...
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9th Nov
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Offences relating to untrue declarations etcA person commits an offence under the section 167 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (CEMA...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Sentences for fraud by false representationA person convicted of fraud by false representation in the Crown Court on indictment faces a maximum...
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9th Nov
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Fraud by failure to disclose information while under a legal duty to do so An offence of fraud by failure to disclose is committed where a...
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9th Nov
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What is a disclosure order?A disclosure order is, in general terms, an order authorising a request for information with which the recipient is obliged...
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9th Nov
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Obtaining services dishonestlyIt is an offence for a defendant to obtain, by any dishonest act, services for which payment is required, with intent to...
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9th Nov
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When do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a broad range of crimes which affect the surroundings we...
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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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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the Scottish government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. For information...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Findlater of Black Chambers and Stephen O'Rourke QC of Terra Firma Chambers 12th Jan
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The ‘handling’ offenceHandling stolen goods is an offence that is triable either way.The elements of the offence are:•dishonestly receiving the goods,...
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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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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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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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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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