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A round-up of portal posts from 2015

Here is a collection of Jonathan Fisher QC’s portal posts from 2015 in case you missed them.


Tuesday 13th January 2015

Keeping Hong Kong corruption freeIntegration and infiltration: Keeping Hong Kong corruption-free?

Justin Bong-Kwan (LLM student, London School of Economics and Political Science) discusses Hong Kong’s increasing exposure to corruption resulting from the growing integration between the special administrative region and Mainland China’s markets and economies.

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Wednesday 4th March 2015

insolvency practioners white collar crime portalInsolvency practitioners must not act in haste, lest they repent at leisure

Jonathan Fisher QC has recently written an article entitled, ‘Insolvency practitioners must not act in haste, lest they repent at leisure’ which featured in this month’s edition of ‘Money Laundering Bulletin’.

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Friday 6th March 2015

hsbc tax scandal white collar crime portalHSBC, Tax Evasion and Criminal Prosecution

Jonathan Fisher QC has written an article in the Tax journal regarding recent HSBC Swiss tax scandal. Jonathan explains why heavy criticism of HMRC’s failure to prosecute HSBC Swiss tax evaders has been quite unfair.

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Monday 9th March 2015

hsbc swiss banksHSBC and the Revenue: tax rules should not be changed mid play

Jonathan Fisher QC has recently written an article published in The Times entitled, ‘‘HSBC and the Revenue: tax rules should not be changed mid play’. In the article Jonathan states that HSBC’s controversy shows that politicians need to develop a consistent approach when it comes to tax collection.

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Wednesday 11th March 2015

criminal cartel agreements 2Criminal cartel agreements: Businesses need to know what they’re getting into

Jonathan Fisher QC has written an article in CITY A.M. detailing exactly what a ‘criminal cartel agreement’ is and how it can affect your business.

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Friday 13th March 2015

delict and tortRisk, Recklessness and Policing the Financial Markets.

Routledge, the world's leading academic publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences, have just published a book entitled, ‘Fighting Financial Crime in the Global Economic Crisis’. Jonathan Fisher QC contributed chapter 2 entitled, ‘Risk, Recklessness and Policing the Financial Markets’.

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Wednesday 15th April 2015

costs and damages cases ukHolt v Attorney General - Professional Fees and the Money Laundering offences

Jonathan Fisher QC has written an article entitled, ‘Holt v Attorney General - Professional Fees and the Money Laundering offences’. The article was published in this months’ (April) edition of the Money Laundering Bulletin.

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Wednesday 6th May 2015

reparation costs damages cases ukCase to answer: R v Rogers - implications for practitioners

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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Thursday 9th July 2015

Criminal Defence Solicitors London UKJonathan Fisher QC writes piece in the Lloyds Law Reports series – National Crime Agency v Abacha

Jonathan Fisher QC has written a piece published in the Lloyds Law Report series. In this article, Jonathan explores the decision in the National Crime Agency v Abacha.

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Friday 11th September 2015

Fotolia 35875434 XSJonathan Fisher QC writes article on restraint and confiscation changes

Jonathan Fisher has written an article, ‘Part 1 of Serious Crime Act 2015 - Strengthening the restraint and confiscation regime’, which has been published in Criminal Law Review Crim. L.R. (2015) No.10 Pages 754-765.

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Wednesday 21st October 2015

rogue traders and corporate responsibilityJonathan Fisher QC writes quarterly commentary on rogue traders and corporate responsibility

In his quarterly commentary published in the Lloyd's Law Reports: Financial Crime on 8 October 2015, Jonathan Fisher QC queries the notion of rogue traders and focuses on the need for greater corporate responsibility in the light of the conviction of Tom Hayes on 3 August 2015. 

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Thursday 5th November 2015

hong kong white collar crimePotential for Change in Hong Kong Money Laundering Law: HKSAR v Yeung Ka Sing Carson

Ivan Lee (2014/15 LLM student, London School of Economics and Political Science) discusses an upcoming appeal before the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong and its potential to change the law of money laundering in Hong Kong.

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And here are some new posts from 2016

 

Tuesday 5th January 2016

undertaking cddUndertaking CDD on your customer's customer

On 3 September 2015 the Advocate General to the European Court of Justice delivered an Advisory Opinion on the CDD expectations of regulated entities dealing with regulated clients. The Opinion indicates that the expectations of regulated entities have been raised and in certain circumstances they are expected to conduct CDD on their “customer’s customers”. Additionally, the Opinion promotes a wide interpretation of “suspicion” and has the potential to encourage financial institutions to aggressively “de-risk”, a message which is at odds with recent domestic and inter-governmental guidance.

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Thursday 14th January 2016

delict and tortJonathan Fisher QC writes quarterly commentary on the UK’s first deferred prosecution agreement

In his quarterly commentary published in the Lloyds Law Reports: Financial Crime, Part 1 of 2016, Jonathan Fisher QC comments on the UK’s first deferred prosecution agreement. The agreement has been praised as a milestone in the policing of corporate offending in the UK.

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