Fraud and Crime News
Norton Rose Fulbright has replaced Allen & Overy (A&O) on a criminal corruption trial after partners from the magic circle firm allegedly intefered with a witness.
A profession-wide vote of no confidence in the leadership of the Law Society would force the organisation’s top bureaucrat to consider his position, the chief executive acknowledged to The Lawyer today in an exclusive interview.
Liverpool-headquartered Exchange Chambers has moved to slash costs in the wake of legal aid spending cuts, moving offices and implementing a room sharing option to reduce chambers contributions.
Former Norton Rose Fulbright lawyer Ben Morgan talks exclusively to The Lawyer about his new role at the SFO.
The Law Society has defended its position over legal aid cuts as the wrangling over Government reductions to legal aid funding continues.
A new police unit to tackle IP crime and online piracy will be launched in September by the Intellectual Property Office.
Fraud and Crime Analysis
If criminal law practitioners, incensed by the Law Society’s pliancy to legal aid cuts, pass a motion of no confidence, they will open the way for more regulatory change
Legal aid changes could have a serious impact on junior barristers
Leading lawyers outline the challenges faced in managing and controlling risk in the wake of globalisation and ever more intrusive regulation
Fraud and Crime Opinion
Self-reporting is the key to navigating the anti-bribery legislation being implemented in Brazil
SMEs may need help getting to grips with the Bribery Act, but they ignore it at their peril
Deferred prosecution arrangement guidance hands responsibility for de-bugging over to the courts
Fraud and Crime Briefings
Accounting for bribes: a Jersey update download subscription
The law in Jersey relating to the consequences of receiving a bribe has recently been clarified.