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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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Avoiding entanglement in tax evasion during COVID-19
Rachel Clark analyses the tax evasion pitfalls for the revenue and businesses in the wake of COVID-19. She considers the new tax frauds surfacing during this time and need to reinforce reasonable procedures.
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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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AML and COVID-19
In the first webinar of the series Anita Clifford discusses the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on money laundering compliance, paying particular attention to the practical challenges to performing customer due diligence and the outer remit of the regulations in...
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RegTech and its relationship with 5MLD
Ariana Caines discusses recent RegTech uptake in light of the new transposed requirements of the 5th Money Laundering Directive.
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Rachel Clark on tax whistleblowing
Rachel Clark analyses the whistleblowing regime in the context of tax whistleblowers, considering the unique position of reporting to HMRC and proposing specific protections needed to safeguard the flow of important information on tax offences.
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Account freezing orders — recent developments and challenges
Anita Clifford discusses recent trends in the UK account freezing regime. Anita analyses the legal framework to assess the ways an individual might challenge an account freezing or forfeiture order and draws on developments in the Jersey proceeds of crime...
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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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