no Punishment Without Law in UK Law

  • Cum-Ex And The Criminal Law
    • Mondaq UK
    ......awareness of a larger scheme? How does one prove knowledge without. text messages, emails, evidence in black and white? The Bonn trial. was ...that there shall be no punishment without law. In the words of Lord. Bingham: 'no one should be punished ......
  • Cum-Ex Tax Fraud: The Difficulties And Dilemmas In Pinning Blame
    • Mondaq UK
    ......awareness of a larger scheme? How does one prove knowledge without. text messages, emails, evidence in black and white? The Bonn trial. was ...shall be no punishment without law. In the words of Lord Bingham:. 'no one should be punished ......
  • Unlimited fines may now be imposed by UK Magistrates’ Court Data Protection offences
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Since the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Fines on Summary Conviction) Regulations 2015 came into force 12 March 2015, the Magistrates’ Court has had the ability to impo...
    ...Since the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Fines on Summary Conviction) Regulations 2015 came ... a criminal offence if he or she obtains or discloses personal data without the consent of the data controller. Before 12 March, a £5,000 fine cap ......
  • ANY SHADE OF GREY: UK COURT RULING AFFIRMS TOUGH EU FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS RULES
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    IP owners continue to get punishment dished out to them, and not on a consensual basis.   A recent decision of the UK’s Court of Appeal has reviewed the rules that dictate when parallel (or “grey”)...
    ...IP owners continue to get punishment dished out to them, and not on a consensual basis.   A recent decision ... that the fact that D’s product could access 90% of the market without rebranding meant that it had effective access.  However, the Court of ......
  • Litigation Funding: A Possible Return of the Damages-Based Agreement
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    In July 2018, the U.K. Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published its initial assessment of the post-implementation review (PIR) of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012...
    ...... review (PIR) of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), which is currently being undertaken. The ... form of funding to increase options available to litigants without driving up costs. They were introduced by section 45 of LASPO with effect ......
  • Maximum Fines Available To Magistrates To Increase The Impact On Organisations?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... is the Government's view that financial penalties, set at a level without the current maximums, are an effective way of deterring and punishing e. One of the aims of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (the Act) is to remove elements of the law that ......
  • Contingency Fees in England After April 2013
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Beginning in April 2013, lawyers in England will be permitted to recover fees from the damages awarded to their clients. This type of contingency fee agreement was formerly prohibited in the UK, bu...
    ...... prompted the recent passage of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, which will permit damages-based fee agreements when ... lack funding and provide lawyers with incentives to win cases without emphasising the size of the resulting award. . In 2000, successful ......
  • Squatters Rights
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......Section 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 has brought in an offence of squatting in a ... applies to people who have entered a residential building without permission, knowing that they shouldn't be there, and intend to stay for ......
  • Labour Market Exploitation: Crime And Punishment
    • Mondaq UK
    ......Hands up all those who knew that s165(2) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 criminalises an employer who fails, without reasonable excuse, to provide written particulars of a redundancy payment calculation? It is not enough for the employer merely to type the ......
  • First UK Prison Sentences For Criminal Price-Fixing Will Encourage Greater Competition Law Compliance
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... the punishment at a high level because the maximum duration for. which an individual ... rules. Without an effectively implemented competition law. compliance policy and ......
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