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28 August 2014

We publish our analysis of the SFO position on corporate self-reporting and the implications for individuals following the conclusion of the trial for Innospec Ltd excecutives. Our article can be read
here
 


1 April 2014
 
Mark Jones joined the Fraud and Economic Crime team at Morgan Rose from Hodge Jones & Allen. He is currently acting for clients in Operations Weeting, Golding and Elveden which concern allegations of phone hacking in the national press and the bribing of public officials. Mark's profile can be viewed here.
 


24 February 2014

Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPA's) which were introduced by Schedule 17 of the
Crime and Courts Act 2013 comes into force today. The Code of Practice which Prosecutors "should have regard to" when either negotiating DPA's with an organisation under consideration for prosecution for any of a long list of specified offences, or applying to the Court for approval of a DPA can be read here.

 

18 February 2014

Morgan Rose won an important case before the Court of Appeal clarifying the nature of the offence of attempting to convert criminal property contrary to section 327(1) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. The Court certified the existence of a question of law of general public importance, enabling the Crown to appeal. If proceeded with this will be the third occasion in four months when Morgan Rose lawyers appear in a case before the Supreme Court. Read more
here.

 

30 January
 
Morgan Rose secures the complete acquittal of a client facing serious allegations of historic abuse dating back to the 1970's and 1980's. Read more here.
 


20 November 2013
 
Morgan Rose acted in the appeal before the Supreme Court in the case of R v O'Brian on the issues of whether a contempt of court constituted by a breach of a restraint order (s.41 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002) consituted a criminal or civil contempt of court and if the latter, whether the Extradition Act 2003 or Art.18 of the United Kingdom-United States Extradition Treaty 2003 precluded a court from dealing with it where the person had only been extradited for criminal offences and not the contempt.
 


10 October 2013

City of London Police investigation dropped into suspected breach of Iranian sanctions and money laundering. Read here for more details.
 

30 September 2013

Senior Morgan Rose lawyer, Gary-Lesin Davis succeeded in ending a highly sensitive criminal investigation into alleged historic sexual abuse. Read the report here.
 

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