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Articles

Keith Oliver and Maria Cronin have their Case Study on Fraud published in 'Droits De la Personne', May 2013

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"Conducting Internal Investigations”, Financier Worldwide, August 2013

Running an internal corporate investigation is fraught with risk. Even a single-site, small to medium sized company will face a number of difficulties in carrying out an internal investigation. The risks multiply many times when the company concerned operates in a number of different countries.

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Article by Helen McDowell and Emily Wilson, 'Challenging extradition on human rights grounds', Lexis Nexis, 12 July 2013

Corporate Crime analysis: Are the courts showing signs of relaxing the stringent threshold to be met when resisting extradition? Helen McDowell, business crime managing partner, and Emily Wilson of Peters & Peters, advise that it’s worth considering new human rights angles in extradition cases. To read the article in full please click on the attachment below.

'Privilege Against Self-Incrimination In Civil Cases' by Jason Woodland, YFLA Newsletter Vol 2, Issue 2, 2013

This article focuses on what happens at trial. What steps can a party to civil proceedings take at that stage to avoid providing evidence which might incriminate them? To read the article please click on the attachment below.

Update Crime: criminal cartel offence, the Victims' Right to Review, tax evasion and new caution guidance, Miranda Ching, The Solicitor's Journal, 21 June 2013

Miranda Ching examines changes to the criminal cartel offence, the Victim's Right to Review, HMRC's exposal of tax evasion and new guidance on the issuing of cautions. To read the article please click on the attachment below. It is reproduced with the kind permission of the Solicitor's Journal.

'Arrest First, Ask Questions Later?' by Peter FitzGerald and Tommy Dutton

The article discusses the recent case of Lord Hanningfield v. Chief Constable of Essex Police [2013] EWHC 243 (QB) and whether more successful civil actions challenging arrests are now set to follow. This article is reproduced with the kind permission of Lexis Nexis. To read the article please click on the attachment below.

The Financial Conduct Authority consultson its new power to publish Warning Notices

Amongst the powers vested in the new Financial Conduct Authority is the ability to publish the fact of, and facts relating to, regulatory proceedings at a far earlier stage than the Authority’s successor hitherto enjoyed. This article considers the FCA’s new power, and the regulator’s proposals on how it should be exercised.

'Online Piracy enforcement in the UK what a carry-on' The Lawyer, 29.4.13

Partner and Head of the Business Crime Department Michael O' Kane and Associate Maria Cronin are both quoted in this article. To read the article please click on the attachment below.

'Upper Tribunal finds "layering" constitutes market abuse, by Hannah Laming and Tommy Dutton. It was first published March 2013 in the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law

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'Criminal prosecution of payday lenders', published Lexis Nexis, 20 March 2013

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