Practice Notes: White collar crime

Greensill: should directors of failing companies be worried?

Rebecca Parry explores compares the UK’s insolvent and wrongful trading regime with that in Australia 

27 May 2021

Deferred prosecution agreements: lessons from Serco

Harry Travers and Alex Swan consider the implications on individual prosecutions following corporate DPAs

21 May 2021

Corporate crime: Law Commission to consider new offences

New criminal offences could be introduced as part of a government crackdown on corporate economic crime – more than three years after a call for evid

04 Nov 2020

Law Society urges against AML levy

Added burden poses threat to the profession

14 Oct 2020

Solicitor suspended for backdating documents

The former associate ordered secretaries to fabricate documents

01 Jun 2019

The fallout from Friday afternoon fraud

Successful frauds invariably involve a solicitor meaning that a breach of trust claim will succeed, even in the absence of systemic failings in the firm, s

01 Jun 2019

The consequences of failing to prevent tax evasion by corporates

Christopher Gribbin and Holly Buick discuss the new offences created by the Criminal Finances Act, a report into widespread issues with disclosure, and the

22 Sep 2017

In praise of the SFO

Why would any government scrap a financial fraud watchdog that has shown leadership in innovation and generates significant revenue for the Treasury, asks

19 Jul 2017

SFO charges senior Barclays bankers with fraud

Lawyers review prospects of civil claims in connection with bank’s 2008 fun

20 Jun 2017

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