Fraud Newsletter – 60 October 2021

November 11, 2021

Fraud Newsletter 60 October 2021

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R v Adams [2021] EWCA Crim 1525 s.29 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 does not provide a jurisdictional time limit on the making of a serious crime prevention order.


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Waring [2021] EWCA Crim 1369: Available amount to include as a tainted gift the value of an asset stolen to order for a fee.  


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Financial Services Act 2021 (Commencement No 3) Regulations 2021 (SI 2021/1173) Maximum sentence for insider dealing increased to 10 years in force as from 1 Nov 21.

Criminal Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2021 (SI 2021/849) in force from 4 Oct 21.


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Updated HM Treasury advisory notice on money laundering and terrorist financing controls in higher risk jurisdictions 28 Oct 21.

HMRC Policy Paper on Economic Crime (Anti-Money Laundering) Levy 27 Oct 21.

OFSI Annual Review 2020-2021 18 Oct 21.

Police, Crime and Sentencing and Courts Bill 2021: draft guidance Includes draft code of practice on extraction of information from electronic devices.

Fraud Sector charter: accountancy: updated 26 Oct 21 Home Office.

AML Transaction Monitoring in the Markets Sector: 20 Oct 21: AFME (Assoc. for Financial Markets in Europe).

Financial Crime: analysis of firms’ 2017-2020 REP-CRIM data: 7 Oct 21: FCA.

Who suffers fraud? Understanding the fraud victim landscape: 13 Oct 21: Victims Commissioner. News storyfraud surged 24% under COVID: 700k victims pa likely to be highly vulnerable and seriously harmed.

Private prosecutions: fighting back against crime: Edmonds & Fairbrother (EMM) – how private criminal prosecutions offer a route to redress to victims of economic or financial crime: PL (Practical law) Magazine 30 Sep 21.


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Rolls Royce settles Brazilian bribery case: 27 Oct 21. G.I.R.