Business Crime: Articles

The business crime regulation team at JMW ensures clients are kept up to date on news and proceedings in this area of law by producing informative and easy-to-understand articles.

If you want to know more about any of the business crimes and legislation covered in these articles, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us by calling 0345 872 6666, or by filling in our contact form.

The UK Bribery Act came into force in 2011 and this page aims to provide a handy guide to help businesses ensure they comply with the Act.

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Detailed advice from Evan Wright on what to do and who to contact in the event of a dawn raid on your property.

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An explanation of the procedure involved in proving a defendant does not have hidden assets during confiscation proceedings.

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Self-reporting bribery and corruption is an extremely important and sensitive step for any organisation or individual to take. Putting a toe in the water of disclosure is a difficult decision to make when you can't take your toe back out again. Eve

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UK customs procedures, in relation to the seizure and destruction of goods suspected of infringing copyright and trade mark rights, have changed. Find out more in this article.

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An HMRC tax inspection will usually be initiated with a straightforward request to provide information and documents so that a tax payer's tax liability can be properly assessed. Where necessary, HMRC have the power to obtain authority from the first tier tribunal to request the information or to enter and search premises. Although this does not confer a power to use force, failure to co-operate can lead to financial penalties.

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These two appeals to The Supreme Court concern the approach the court should adopt in confiscation proceedings where a number of defendants have together acquired property or money as a result of committing an offence for which all or some of them have been convicted.

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An article discussing the various issues, both positive and negative, of disclosure in criminal cases

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