Jonathan Fisher QC

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New offence is no silver bullet
In October 2020, in a speech to the Royal United Services Institute, Serious Fraud Office director Lisa Osofsky said that the introduction of a new corporate criminal offence for ‘failing to prevent economic crime’ topped her list of law reforms.
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Why the NCA must be pleased with the Javadova case
The new summary account forfeiture provisions introduced by the Criminal Finances Act 2017 have yielded a significant dividend for the National Crime Agency (“NCA”) in the Javadov case which was settled a few weeks ago.
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Jonathan Fisher QC in The Times on HMRC power overreach
In a landmark ruling, a taxpayer has won an appeal brought by HMRC. HMRC had sought to impose liability for high-income child benefit and had issued him with discovery assessments in an effort to recover the tax.
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Jonathan Fisher QC featured on Taxing Matters podcast
As a guest of RPC’s Taxing Matters podcast, Jonathan Fisher QC joined Alice Kemp of RPC to discuss search warrants executed by HMRC and how to challenge them by way of judicial review.
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Jonathan Fisher QC comments in the FT about NatWest AML Prosecution
The FCA has today announced that it is prosecuting NatWest for breaches of the Money Laundering Regulations relating to customer due diligence.
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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 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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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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