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Bright Line Law News

Latest news & updates from Bright Line Law.
This portal provides busy practitioners with short commentaries on significant developments in the field of white collar crime. The commentaries are franked by their topicality and practical insight, with an emphasis on implications not always visible at first glance.

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE FRENCH BLOCKING STATUTE

rise fall french blocking statueSabrina Mannai (White & Case) discusses the enforceability of the blocking statute in France which makes it a criminal offence for a French person to provide information to an enforcement authority. The case is important because French persons and entities have been invoking the French Blocking Statute more frequently in the past few years in cross-border investigations cases. 

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WHO SHOULD PROSECUTE FRAUD, CORRUPTION AND FINANCIAL MARKETS CRIME?

fraud corruption financial marketsIn a briefing paper published today by the London School of Economics, out portal editor Jonathan Fisher QC considers who should prosecute fraud, corruption and financial markets crime.

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AML: THE BIG 4 AND COMPLIANCE CONSULTANCY

amlJodi Schutze (KPMG London) discusses the approach of the Big 4 to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing in the banking sector.

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PEELING OFF THE LAYERS: A NEW ERA FOR TRANSPARENCY OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP DISCLOSURES

peelingDiane Bugeja (KPMG Malta) discusses the significant changes likely to be made in the 4th EU Money Laundering Directive regarding the identification of the beneficial owners of companies and trusts.

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CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF ACCOUNTS STAFF IN A “SLUSH FUND” CASE

criminal liabilityOur portal editor, Jonathan Fisher QC, explores the ramifications of section 46 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 in a corporate bribery or  tax evasion case following two recent Court of Appeal decisions.

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