Jonathan Fisher QC

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Benefitting from Criminal Conduct
Speed read: Jonathan Fisher QC considers the Law Commission’s Part 2 POCA reform proposal and implications for the SAR reporting.
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Jonathan Fisher QC
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Jonathan Fisher QC in Legal Week
Lead Counsel of Bright Line Law Jonathan Fisher QC has published an expert opinion in Legal Week on innovations at the Bar.
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Jonathan Fisher QC quoted in City AM on £28.3m fine issued by HMRC for money laundering breaches
On 7 January, Jonathan Fisher QC was quoted in City AM commenting on HMRC’s largest ever fine for money laundering breaches — £28.3m.
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Game of Chess
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To train, and to train well – that is the question
Speed read: Training is a requirement under the UK Money Laundering Regulations but the wording leaves wide scope for interpretation.
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MLRO Masterclass with Jonathan Fisher QC
Jonathan Fisher QC discusses the gaps in professional training guidance for AML compliance, providing practical insight and a cautionary tale for MLROs.
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Insolvency, bankruptcy and money laundering
Jonathan Fisher QC discusses the law on fraudulent trading, corporate restructuring and the intersection with money laundering as areas of tension presenting new challenges for professionals in the wake of COVID-19.
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Responding to new fraud risks in the COVID-19 era
Jonathan Fisher QC discusses the new faces of fraud arising out of the global health crisis. He distinguishes five types of fraud and provides incisive analysis on their legal consequences.
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The impact of an acquittal on civil recovery proceedings
Speed read: Considering recent developments in civil recovery cases, an important question arises as to whether a defendant’s acquittal in a criminal trial can adversely affect a claimant’s prospects of successfully bringing a civil claim against them in the High...
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Banks-as-policemen
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Bankers and the importance of ongoing monitoring
Speed read: Jonathan Fisher QC analyses the interrelationship between the civil and criminal liability of banks and the consequential establishment of the banks as policemen of money laundering.
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Law-Commission-Suspicion
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Law commission suspicion
Speed read: Jonathan Fisher QC discusses the history, problems and possible reforms for the law on suspicion, a crucial threshold for suspicious reporting which at present is hindering the anti-money laundering effort.
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