For many people who receive or are served with a Crown Court Restraint Order, this will be the first time they have had anything to do with the criminal justice system. In some circumstances it will follow swiftly on from an arrest and/or the execution of a search warrant of their home or business premises, and may have been accompanied by the seizure of cash or property. In others it will simply come alone and without warning, complete with a penal notice to warn the recipient of dire consequences of any failure to comply.
Increasingly, businesses in the UK are looking at entering into, or investing in, the legal cannabis industry, domestically or overseas. But the legal landscape is complex and in flux. BCL partner, John Binns explains the issues that will need to be considered to keep your business on the right side of the law.
University College London held its’ annual ‘Privacy and Data: Law and Practice’ conference today (12th February 2019) with BCL partners, Julian Hayes and John Binns asked to address the conference about the current laws on business confidentiality and proprietary information protection in relation to money laundering and financial crime.