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Jonathan Fisher QC writes article on restraint and confiscation changes

Fotolia 35875434 XSJonathan 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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In the article, Jonathan comments on reforms introduced by the Serious Crime Act 2015 Pt 1 to improve the efficiency of the restraint and compliance regime for proceeds of crime. He discusses changes relating to assets held by third parties, the payment of confiscation orders, victim surcharge and restraint orders, absconding defendants, default sentences, civil liability exemptions for money laundering disclosures, and the position in Northern Ireland and Scotland.


For a copy of the article which was published on 10th September 2015, please contact Jonathan directly at


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Jonathan Fisher QC writes article on restraint and...
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