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Articles

'A further erosion of banking secrecy: the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act' by Monty Raphael QC and Nicholas Querée, published in the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, February 2013

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'Supreme Court considers enforceability of European Arrest Warrant'; Lexis Nexis interview with John Hardy QC, Anand Doobay and Jo Dimmock; 05/02/2013

Anand Doobay is a Consultant, and Jo Dimmock is an Associate in the Business Crime Department at Peters & Peters Solicitors.

Article by Hannah Laming and Nicholas Querée, 'FSA v UBS: will big fines change banks' attitudes to risk management?', first published in 'Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law', January 2013

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Article by Jenny Barker 'Legal Privilege' published in The Law Society Gazette, 28 January 2013

This article focuses on the eagerly anticipated Supreme Court judgment in Prudential PLC and Prudential (Gibraltar) Ltd v Special Commissioner of Income Tax and Phillip Pandolfo (HM Inspector of Taxes), in relation to the possible extension of the principle of legal professional privilege(LPP), to encompass advice given by accountants on tax law, which was handed down on Wednesday 23 January 2013.

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'Crime Update' by Miranda Ching, first published in the Solicitor's Journal, 27 November 2012 and is reproduced by kind permission.

Miranda Ching considers the Gary McKinnon case, the development of Deferred Prosecution Agreements and malicious communications on social media. To read Miranda's article please click on the link below.

Peter FitzGerald writes Case Notes on Burns v. The Queen [2012] HCA 35, (2012) 290 A.L.R. 713 for "The Journal Of Commonwealth Criminal Law Journal", November 2012 edition

THE SUPPLY OF DRUGS WHICH CAUSE DEATH – CAN A DEALER BE GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER?
Burns v. The Queen [2012] HCA 35, (2012) 290 A.L.R. 713 High Court of Australia manslaughter – unlawful and dangerous act manslaughter – gross negligence

'A sword that cuts both ways: FSA v Chaligné and others' by Hannah Laming and Nicholas Querée, first published in the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, November 2012 and reproduced with their kind permission.

This article considers a recent case FSA v Chaligné and others, whch reveals the potential unintended consequences of re-opening regulatory matters before a new (and perhaps less sympathetic) forum.

Will the £29.7m fine imposed on UBS by the FSA reduce the risk of future rogue trading? by David McCluskey and Hannah Laming, published in City AM, 28 November 2012

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Getting The Deal Through 'Asset Recovery 2013'

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'Investigations Into Tchenguiz and Kaupthing Bank Dropped by SFO' by Helen McDowell, published on Lexis Nexis, 23 October 2012

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