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Bright Line Law — Recent cases
Jonathan Fisher QC has advised two leading firms of solicitors on the discharge of their anti-money laundering obligations under Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Bright Line Law has successfully resisted an application made by the National...
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Jonathan Fisher QC
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Jonathan Fisher QC ranked in Chambers and Partners
Chambers and Partners, the independent law directory, published its 2019 rankings for barristers two weeks ago. We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Fisher QC has maintained his ranking in the first band as a leading Queen’s Counsel in the areas...
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Bright Line Law host discussion on 1MDB scandal
Two weeks ago (10 October 2019) Bright Line Law welcomed Bradley Hope, an award-winning journalist at the Wall Street Journal and author of Billion Dollar Whale, to The Walbrook Club to speak to guests about the alleged multi-billion-dollar fraud of...
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Dishonesty after Ivey – a material change or subtle shift?
Jonathan Fisher QC explores the meaning of the new test for dishonesty in criminal law following the decision in Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] UKSC 67, considering the similarities and differences between the old and new test. Has the decision...
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Jonathan Fisher QC on tax evasion in Zambia
Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford recently spoke about corruption and tax evasion at the 5th Regional Dialogue on contact negotiation and fiscal leakage in the extractive industry in Zambia, organised by the African Union’s NEPAD and ISLP. Here is...
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Jonathan Fisher QC ranked in Legal 500
The independent law directory, The Legal 500, published its 2019 rankings for barristers last week. We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Fisher QC is ranked in the first band as a leading Queen’s Counsel in the areas of Business...
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MBL Seminars
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Rachel Clark presents webinar for MBL Seminars
Bright Line Law’s Rachel Clark has presented a webinar for MBL Seminars entitled 'Failure to Prevent Tax Evasion – New Guidance Explored'. The webinar details the core components of the corporate offences of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax...
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Bright Line Law in Zambia
Last week Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford participated in the 5th Regional Dialogue of NEPAD in Lusaka, Zambia. The dialogue engaged a range of stakeholders to consider contract negotiations and fiscal policies in the extractive industries, with Jonathan and...
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Rachel Clark
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Rachel Clark published in Economia
Economia has published an opinion piece by Bright Line Law’s Rachel Clark entitled 'Setting boundaries for HMRC powers'. The article discusses how taxpayers (and their advisers) faced with demands to hand over documents and information to HMRC can set clear...
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Russell Hopkins
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Russell Hopkins presents to the Academy of Experts on the ‘Role of Experts in Financial Crime Cases’
On Wednesday 11 September, BLL's Russell Hopkins presented an update on the use of expert witnesses in financial crime cases to the Academy of Experts. Russell's talk covered lessons from recent cases, the opportunities for expert evidence in civil recovery...
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