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Jonathan Fisher QC ranked in Legal 500 2018

Jonathan Fisher QC is ranked in the 2018 edition of the Legal 500 in six areas of practice: Proceeds of Crime Act and Asset Forfeiture, Business and Regulatory Crime (including global investigations), Financial Services, Fraud: Civil, Fraud: Crime and Tax: Corporate and VAT. Jonathan is ranked as a leading...
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WCCC law reform idea featured in Law Society Gazette

On 14 May 2018, the Law Society Gazette shone a spotlight on the current state of fraud enforcement in England & Wales. Its feature 'Scam Busters' noted the growing demand for specialist fraud lawyers and recent developments in the area of white collar crime, ranging from legislative development to...
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The White Collar Crime Centre - Opening Up Civil Recovery to Individuals?

Today The White Collar Crime Centre has published a discussion paper which explores extending the civil recovery regime in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to individuals. Chapter 2, Part 5 of POCA enables enforcement authorities to pursue the civil recovery of ill-gotten property in the High Court. What...
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Jonathan Fisher QC quoted in special fraud report in The Times

Jonathan Fisher QC has been quoted in a recent Raconteur piece which is out in The Times newspaper today, entitled ‘Getting into the mind of a fraudster.’ Recent statistics reveal that two-thirds of corporate fraud is solely for personal gain and greed. Jonathan Fisher QC was quoted in the...
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The SFO case against Barclays explained – ITN News

On 20 June 2017, the SFO charged Barclays and former senior executives with criminal offences following a five year investigation into circumstances surrounding the £11.8bn emergency funds raised by the bank in 2008.  The Bank, along with four identified senior officers of the bank, are charged with conspiracy to...
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