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Economic crime — Reflections on 2023 and looking forward to 2024

In this article for LexisNexis Corporate Crime expert, Diana Czugler and Joseph Duggin discuss key economic crime developments in 2023 and what to keep an eye on this year.

One key development is the new failure to prevent fraud offence and expansion of corporate criminal liability for economic crimes and the impact this might have for businesses and their lawyers.

They also review other key developments relating to the investigation and enforcement of economic crime happened in 2023, including in relation to deferred prosecution agreements, cryptoassets, financial and trade sanctions and the implementation of the Register of Overseas Entities.

Finally, they turn to what 2024 may hold for the investigation and enforcement of economic crimes.

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