11th Mar 2019
Facilitating Tax Evasion
HMRC is reported to be investigating alleged violations of a new criminal offence, part of the crackdown on money laundering, for the first time.
A freedom of information reques...
13th Feb 2019
Pensions - Time to Rethink Corporate Responsibility
The government has published proposals to punish individuals who mishandle pension scheme management. Two new offences are proposed.
The first will ta...
5th Jul 2018
Participating in Organised Crime
Section 45 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 makes it is an offence to participate in the activities of an organised crime group, this is a new offence created by the 2015 legislatio...
2nd Jan 2018
Confiscation –Money for Old Money
If you were able to listen in to a conference between client and solicitor, you might hear an exchange a little like this one:
'What am I looking at?'
20th Sep 2017
A Taxing Problem For Business
The main provisions of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 come into force on 30th September 2017, and there are important things for a business to know.
R v S and Others  Wood Green Crown Court - The defendant along with 6 others was arrested, charged and faced trial for their part in a large scale operation conducted by the Serious Crime Directorate. Following years of investigation in respect of one lead defendant and months of investigation involving the remaining ‘top tier...