Horizon Scanning: Investigations and Enforcement
November 23, 2023
The regulation and investigation teams reflect on the key trends and developments in 2023 for financial crime enforcement, and look ahead to 2024 to predict developments affecting organisations doing business in the UK will include.
Online Safety Bill receives Royal Assent
November 09, 2023
Discussing the new Online Safety Act 2023.
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 receives Royal Assent
October 27, 2023
Discussing the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023, featuring the new failure to prevent fraud offence, which received Royal Assent on 26 October 2023.
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: Failure to prevent fraud offence – Update
October 20, 2023
Our investigations and white collar crime team have commented on the next round of consideration of the new failure to prevent fraud offence, proposed as part of the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill.
Update to Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill
September 06, 2023
The investigations team have written an article discussing the amendments made to the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill.
UK CPS, HMRC and NCA show their teeth on the Bribery Act
August 31, 2023
The investigations and white collar crime teams have written an article reviewing recent cases highlighting that the CPS, HMRC, NCA and SFO are actively enforcing the UK Bribery Act and conducting cross-border investigations.
The powers of UK regulatory authorities and international companies
August 18, 2023
The regulation and investigations team have written an article discussing the relevant UK legislation and authorities that can enforce against international companies.
New EU Anti-Corruption Framework
July 24, 2023
Discussion of the European Commission's proposed Directive setting up a new anti-corruption framework.
Proposed enhancements to corporate reporting obligations
July 19, 2023
Discussing the UK government's proposed significant amendments to the Companies Act 2006 which would impose greater reporting requirements on large companies.
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill: Reform of the identification doctrine
June 26, 2023
Our investigations and white collar crime team have produced an article discussing the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill which proposes radical reforms to corporate criminal liability for the first time in more than 50 years.