Corporate Crime

Post-Conviction Advice: How to Get Help with Appeals and Confiscation

The shock of a criminal conviction, and/or a harsher than expected sentence, can make it hard to think clearly about the options for what to do next. Where a trial and mitigation has been carefully and properly prepared, the advisers who have helped throughout the case will usually be the best placed to say whether there are grounds for an appeal. In some cases the defendants and their family members will want to take a second opinion, but this is never cheap or easy, and time is always of the essence.

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The “Troika Laundromat Fraud”: Exposing the weaknesses in UK’s Anti-Money Laundering regime

The so-called “Troika Laundromat” fraud, uncovered after one of the largest banking information leaks ever, highlights the ever-growing importance for those within the regulated sector to implement robust customer due diligence (“CDD”) policies which are tailored to the specific money laundering risks posed by their customers.

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MPs call for manifold changes to the UK’s anti-money laundering regime 

BCL’s Serena O’Dea discusses the House of Commons’ Treasury Select Committee report, entitled ‘Economic Crime – Anti-Money Laundering Supervision and Sanctions Implementation’, published on Friday 8 March 2019 calling on the government to review the UK approach to economic crime.

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John Binns talks to CDR magazine about the implications of the FCA’s latest enforcement efforts against a major retailer

BCL partner, John Binns speaks to CDR (Commercial Dispute Resolution) magazine to discuss the implications of the FCA’s investigation and consequent fine for a major retailer over failures in its sales training for a regulated insurance product.

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