White collar crime

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, an

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,

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

Welcome clarity on early guilty pleas

Christopher Gribbin discusses new sentencing guidelines, the recent DPA agreed with Tesco, and the introduction of unexplained wealt

14 Jun 2017

FCA dawn raids down to pre-crisis levels

City solicitor warns that regulator may come under political pressure if it is not seen a

05 Jun 2017

UK raises the green flag for Russian extradition requests

It is not the courts’ role to draft diplomatic assurances for Russian authorities, for to do so deprives judges of objective scrutiny, argues Edwar

17 May 2017

Walking the tightrope of compliance

The Law Society has struck back on the SFO’s section 2 interviews, but to what effect, wonders Mai

08 May 2017

Further criminal legal aid cuts untenable and short-sighted

Rising litigation costs beyond the control of solicitors, says Law Societ

23 Mar 2017

Criminal jury trials working well, say lawyers and MPs

‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’, says justice select committe

22 Mar 2017