Fraud and Crime News
Beleaguered Law Society officials are braced for up to 1,000 angry criminal legal aid solicitors to swamp a special meeting in less than a fortnight’s time as the row over Chancery Lane’s leadership peaks.
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.
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
InVest — November 2013: enforcement and financial crime download subscription
Addleshaw Goddard has released the November 2013 edition of InVest. This section focuses on enforcement and financial crime.
Accounting for bribes: a Jersey update subscription