Practice Notes: White collar crime

The defence lawyer’s role in a section 2 interview

Celia Marr and Jennifer Ross discuss new SFO guidance on the presence of lawyers in section 2 interviews, the use of the ‘propensity gateway’, and social m

22 Nov 2016

Rearranging deckchairs on HMS Prosecution

Why is the Crown Prosecution Service recruiting corporate lawyers who couldn’t find a post after qualification rather than drawing from an experienced pool

06 Oct 2016

Truss to launch white paper on prison reforms

Protection of prison officers paramount for Lord Chancellor who looks to build on Michael Gove’

05 Oct 2016

Need for evidence causes HMRC to ramp up property raids

New corporate offence of ‘failing to prevent’ tax evasion could fuel upward trend further, say

26 Sep 2016

White collar prosecutions up for first time in five years

Over 600,000 fraud reports in same period but only a 1 per cent increase in prosecution

24 May 2016

SFO’s ‘blockbuster funding’ called into question

White collar crime agency could provide better value for money, repor

24 May 2016

Foreign government requests for fraud information up 62 per cent

Cyber-enabled fraud the largest single category of MLA requests received by the Hom

03 Mar 2016

First corporate conviction for failure to prevent bribery

Investigation and £2.25m fine has severe commercial impact on Sweett Group's operations, says white collar crim

23 Feb 2016

Shake-up of crime agency powers raises the potential for political interference

SFO under the spotlight again as National Crime Agency given 'power of direction' i

18 Feb 2016

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