Landmark Court of Appeal judgment on privacy in criminal investigations

22 May 2020

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the recent judgment in Richard v BBC [2018] EWHC 1837 (Ch), that an individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy until charge,applies as the...
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Maryam Hussain’s Corporate Fraud: the Human Factor and engaging juries in fraud trials

18 December 2019

Maryam Hussain is a partner at EY and leads the government and public sector investigation team within its Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services practice. ‘Corporate Fraud: the Human Factor’ was published in 2014 by Bloomsbury. “It...
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Conviction for a dishonest offence fills all professionals with a sense of dread

01 February 2019

The thought of a conviction for a dishonest offence fills all professionals with a sense of dread. A moment of naughtiness, or a course of conduct which is so easy to justify in one’s mind as equivalent to a white lie can lead to the most devastating...
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Investigatory Powers Tribunal governed by new rules - LexisPSL interview

18 January 2019

Corporate Crime analysis: Carolina Bracken, barrister at 5 Paper Buildings Chambers, takes a look at the new Investigatory Powers Tribunal Rules 2018, which now apply to all proceedings and complaints, including those currently before the Investigatory Powers...
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Unexplained Wealth Orders

06 April 2018

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