Podcast Location:
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Categories:
Criminal Law
Fraud, Financial Crime & Anti-Money Laundering
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to provide the listener with an insight into the current, and increasing, overlap between civil and criminal proceedings in fraud cases.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the reasons for the increased interplay between civil and criminal proceedings in the context of fraud;
  • Appreciate the roles played by (i) confiscation orders, (ii) compensation orders, (iii) restitution orders and (iv) restraint orders;
  • Understand the difference between those orders above and a civil recovery order and the advantages and disadvantages of each;
  • Understand the significant developments proposed in the Bribery Bill.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Proceeds of Crime Act 2002;
  • Bribery Bill.

In this CPDcast, Stuart Paterson, a partner at Herbert Smith LLP examines the increasing overlap between civil and criminal proceedings in fraud actions. He discusses the different types of order which can be sought and the advantages and disadvantages of pursing a Civil Recovery Order. He also offers some commentary on the proposed changes to bribery law in the UK.

Podcast added: 09/09/2009

NB: This podcast was recorded prior to the enactment of the Bribery Act 2010

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