Financial Crime

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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‘Deferred Prosecutions Agreements are Unfair to Individuals’ writes Richard Sallybanks for Law360

BCL partner, Richard Sallybanks writes for Law 360 examining the case between the U.K. Serious Fraud Office and Tesco Stores Limited following the recent publication of the terms of the deferred prosecution agreement which provides a glaring example of how a DPA can result in real injustice to individuals and how the statutory DPA regime fails to provide them with any remedy.

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Tesco document disclosure ruling will make parties “think twice” about cooperating with SFO

BCL partner, Richard Sallybanks speaks to James Thomas of Global Investigations Review (GIR) about the possible repercussions of a UK judge’s decision to force retailer Tesco to hand over documents in a civil case that it obtained from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in a separate criminal matter.

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