Jonathan Fisher QC

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Corporate facilitation of tax evasion — not yet a damp squib
Speed read: Although there have not been any prosecutions to date, the introduction of the corporate facilitation offences is not a damp squib. The offences are sufficiently wide to embrace evasion of duties as well as income and corporation tax,...
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The revamped Money Laundering Regulations 2017 in 2020: Five key changes
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Do not be beguiled by the soothing tones of the UK’s FATF Mutual Evaluation report
Speed read: Jonathan Fisher QC reflects on the new FATF report on the UK’s anti-money laundering infrastructure. There is a contrast between its praise of the UK and the reality of money laundering as a continuing threat to high-risk businesses....
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Corporate buildings
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Corporate investigations in the post-ENRC era
Speed read: In this piece Jonathan Fisher QC shares some ideas on legal privilege and the future of self-reporting post Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2006 ('SFO v ENRC'). The key point is...
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Financial crime and the global financial crisis — ten years on
Speed read: Jonathan Fisher QC discusses the inconsistencies around the criminalisation of financial conduct and the impact this has on answering a continuing question of the financial crisis — to what extent was financial crime involved? Ten years after the...
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Property professionals & unusual money laundering cases
Speed read: Jonathan Fisher QC discusses the circumstances of six unusual money laundering cases arising in the context of estate agents and the UK property market. Jonathan Fisher QC As pressure from regulators and law enforcement intensifies, and property professionals...
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Law Book Shelf
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Case to answer: R v Rogers — implications for practitioners
Speed read: Jonathan Fisher QC has written an article entitled, ‘Case to answer: R v Rogers — implications for practitioners’. The article was published in this months’ (May) edition of the Money Laundering Bulletin.
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