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White Collar Crime Centre’s submission in response to the Treasury Committee’s Economic Crime Inquiry

On 8 May 2018, the White Collar Crime Centre – the research and analysis arm founded by Bright Line Law– submitted a response to the Treasury Committee’s Economic Crime Inquiry. The Centre’s submission focused on the ‘the impact of the implementation of the current AML regime on individuals, firms...
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Jonathan Fisher QC ranked in Chambers & Partners Directory 2018

Jonathan Fisher QC has been ranked in Chambers & Partners Directory 2018 in the areas of POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture, Financial Crime, Financial Services and Tax. Jonathan achieved Band 1 ranking in Financial Crime and Proceeds of Crime Act and Asset Forfeiture. The Directory described Jonathan’s qualities in...
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Bright Line Law and Jonathan Fisher QC shortlisted for FT Innovative Lawyers awards

Bright Line Law is delighted to be shortlisted in the 2017 FT Innovative Lawyer awards. At the awards ceremony held at the Natural History Museum in London on 4 October 2017, Bright Line Law was recognised as being shortlisted in the following categories:  ‘Driving Value’  for clients for its...
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Double Jeopardy and Concurrent Proceedings for Financial Wrongdoing

Anita Clifford considers the issue of double jeopardy in the context of financial wrongdoing attracting both a regulatory and criminal response. The discussion is situated in the context of the European Central Bank’s power to impose administrative penalties and refer matters for criminal investigation, and follows a presentation by...
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Extended Financial Sanctions Enforcement Powers

Natasha Reurts outlines the effect of the new European Union Financial Sanctions (Amendment of Information Provisions) Regulation 2017 which came into force on 8 August 2017. Read the full BLL post here .
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