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Prosecution for committing this offence can only be brought by, or with the consent of, the Attorney General and the penalties can be severe.
DQ Advocates
The Isle of Man's Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) (Isle of Man) Act 1968 (the "Act") provides a quick and simple process for the registration of judgments obtained in certain jurisdictions.
Hotchkiss Associates Limited
In quiet corners, there are signs of muted celebration regarding the OECD's recent publication: the Isle of Man is ‘COMPLIANT'. Yes: capital letters are appropriate!
DQ Advocates
DQ's Head of Regulatory & Compliance Services, Sinead O'Connor, spoke last week (26 April 2017) at a conference in London on the new corporate criminal offence of failure to prevent...
DQ Advocates
Following the successful introduction of ‘failure to prevent' offences in the areas of bribery and tax evasion, the UK government is priming another possible corporate offence with a call for evidence launched on 13 January 2017, to end on 24 March 2017, on ‘corporate liability for economic crime'.
DQ Advocates
Following a series of inconsistent judgments, the Supreme Court has set down a new flexible but structured approach to illegality based upon the purpose behind the public policy.
DQ Advocates
Following successful conferences in the Isle of Man in 2014 and in Gibraltar in March 2015, leading offshore law firm DQ Advocates and global law firm Latham & Watkins will be hosting their latest Global Tax Investigations Conference in the Isle of Man on 11 September 2015.
Appleby
Recent decisions of the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have provided for significant civil penalties against high profile financial institutions.
DQ Advocates
Since the Isle of Man Bribery Act came into force, an increasing number of clients have asked about what is required to demonstrate ‘adequate procedures'.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Isle of Man is an unusual place. Constitutionally it is a dependency of the British Crown and depends on Britain in matters of defence and foreign affairs.
DQ Advocates
The Isle of Man Bribery Act ("IOMBA") came into force on 16 December 2013 and significantly changed the landscape from the standards required under the Corruption Act 2008.
Appleby
The Bribery Act 2013 (BA 2013) came into force on Monday 16 December 2013 and it is largely based on the Bribery Act 2010 (of Parliament) (the BA 2010) which came into force on 1 July 2011.
Appleby
Following on from our recent article on the Companies Act 2011, the Companies Act 2012 further demonstrates the Isle of Man’s commitment to seeking transparency in the ownership of companies.
DQ Advocates
In the recent case of IFG International Trust Company Limited and others v French (2012) CHP 2012/0048, the Isle of Man High Court gave useful guidance on the entitlement of a former protector to an indemnity from a trust.
Simcocks
A summary of the Isle of Man’s new Bribery Bill which is expected to come into force this year.
Appleby
The decision clarifies how duties to customers and AML obligations should interrelate.
Simcocks
The action of arrest is a unique Manx remedy available to creditors whose debtors are resident and/or retain property on the Island.
DQ Advocates
In December 2013, the liquidator of a Russian bank commenced proceedings in Moscow against one of the founders of the bank, Mr Pugachev, alleging that he had defrauded the bank out of c USD 2.2 billion.
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