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Fraud Newsletter 59 - September 2021

Fraud Newsletter No 59 - Sep 21 (4 downloads)

CASES

S303Z1(4) POCA applications for AFOs (Account Freezing Orders) can be heard in private on an inter partes or ex parte application at court’s discretion if the justification is sufficiently strong: R (Javadov) v Westminster JJs [2021] EWHC (QB). 

Review of refusal to pay successful private prosecutors costs out of central funds re selling counterfeit goods refused, where the prosecutor had contributed to the error and misstated the law re costs and judge later “declined to revisit unprepared and incomplete submissions”: R(TM Eye Ltd) v Southampton Crown Court[2021] EWHC 2624 (Admin). 


SENTENCING AND CONFISCATION

Nothing of moment 

BILLS, STATUTES & STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

Nothing of moment 

CONSULTATIONS, GUIDANCE, CIRCULARS AND REPORTS

Defence against Money Laundering: Guidance for Insolvency PractitionersICAEW 25 Aug 21 and Summary – Fast-track defence against money laundering lane opens for insolvency practitioner 

Response to the Law Commission Consultations on Corporate Criminal Liability Reform: Sep 21: Transparency Internat. 

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Compliance Definition of Public Officials: Sep 21: UK Finance 

 Section 58A & 58B Pensions Act 2004 offences: 29 Sep 21: The Pensions Regulator (TPR) 

  • Criminal Offences Policyguidance on investigation and prosecution of -“avoidance of employer debt” and “conduct risking accrued benefit schemes.”  

Introduction to SARsUKFIU/NCA: 30 Sep 21. 


NEWS

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  OTHER: 

  • The scope of liability for failure to prevent economic crime:Horder and Watts [2021] Crim. L.R. 851-865 (available on Westlaw). 


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