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Jonathan Fisher QC named The Times Lawyer of the week

Jonathan Fisher QC, at Bright Line Law and Red Lion Chambers, has been named The Times Lawyer of the week. Jonathan Fisher QC recently led team for the Serious Fraud Office in the High Court case relating to legal privilege and internal investigations into alleged corruption by ENRC. Jonathan...
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The Red Tape Initiative

Red tape initiative
Jonathan Fisher QC has been appointed to serve as a member of the Legal Panel of the Red Tape Initiative. The Red Tape Initiative is a cross party initiative for reaching consensus on regulatory changes in post-Brexit Britain.  Officially launched on 20 April 2017, the Red Tape Initiative’s first...
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House of Lords Refers to The White Collar Crime Centre’s Briefing Papers on UWOs

On 9 March 2017, the House of Lords debated the Criminal Finances Bill 2016 and voiced overwhelming support for the broader objectives of the Bill.  The White Collar Crime Centre is delighted that its briefing papers on Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) were referred to directly in the debate. A copy...
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The Failure to Prevent Facilitation of Tax Evasion Offence: thoughts on scope and effect in the UK

The White Collar Crime Centre has today published a collection of briefing papers entitled “The Failure to Prevent Facilitation of Tax Evasion Offence: Thoughts on Scope and Effect in the UK”. The paper highlights potential issues with the offence which represents a new inroad into regulating corporate behaviour through criminal...
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Jonathan Fisher writes in The Times Online

Jonathan Fisher QC has written an article published in The Times Online today entitled, “It’s time to tackle the money launderer’s vehicle of choice” . Jonathan discusses the upcoming publication of the new draft money laundering regulations and what the government should do to reduce the abuse of discretionary trusts...
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The White Collar Centre