Crime and Sentencing in UK Law
- Health And Safety Crime Sentencing Hits The Health And Care Sector
- UK Courts Get Tough On Environmental Crime: Sentencing Of Environmental Offences Committed By Large Companies
- The Hacker, Bitcoin, The Proceeds Of Crime Act And The Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act
- Exemplary Sentencing For Terrorist Offenders: Umar Azmeh Writes For The Criminal Law Review
Deferred Prosecution Agreements to Be Introduced in the UK
Beginning in February 2014, the agreements may be used as a sentencing tool for corporate bribery, fraud, and other economic crimes. Under the UK Crime and Courts Act 2013, w......... Beginning in February 2014, the agreements may be used as a sentencing tool for corporate bribery, fraud, and other economic crimes. . Under ......
"United Kingdom: The SFO Focuses on Corporate Fraud and Corruption"
Once the subject of speculation regarding its possible consolidation with other agencies, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had an exceedingly busy 2014, with all signs suggesting that it will continu......... In another potentially significant 2014 development, the U.K. Sentencing Council announced significant reforms of sentencing principles to be ed in serious economic crime cases. The Sentencing Council clarified the central factors for criminal ......
The Fraud Act 2006
...... 2007, is the latest attempt to tackle growing levels of financial crime. The Act is a complete overhaul of the criminal offences available for ... fraudulent crime, a greater deterrent through increased sentencing powers and should help to speed up the litigation process. One area it ......
Taking a Leap of Faith: Deferred Prosecution Agreements and Corporate Sentencing Guidelines Come to the UK
On 24 February 2014, UK prosecutors gained the ability to use deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) in corporate crime cases. This followed the publication on 31 January 2014 of a Definitive Guide...
......, investigating officer from the Environment Agency, said: "Sentencing like this gives a clear message that waste crime doesn't pay. This was a ......
Transparency International UK “Deterring and Punishing Corporate Bribery” new publication
TI states that the report intends to provoke discussion and to make recommendations to the UK government and prosecuting authorities that will "help to ensure just, fair and transparent outcom........., plea negotiations and the principles of civil recovery; Sentencing, including fines, confiscation, rehabilitation (monitors), restitution ... settlements including the use of civil powers under Proceeds of Crime Act, prosecution practice, sentencing issues and the role of the FSA; ......
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