Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC:  Fresh appeal launched for information regarding police stop in Beckton, Newham – (IPCC:  Recommendation made following investigation into police response prior to death of woman in Grimsby ~ IPCC: 
Gloucestershire detective has no case to answer for misconduct following rape trial collapse
~ IPCC:  Criminal charges following IPCC Hillsborough investigations)

HMIC:  Criminal Justice Joint Inspection programme consultation 2017 – 2018 – (HMIC:  Operation Lynemouth: First interim report)

Home Office:  New measures to allow ratification of Istanbul Convention

Attorney General's Office - No new inquest into military deaths

techUK:  Opportunities Outweigh the Challenges Posed by the IoT in Policing

NAO:  Mental health in prisons

Ofcom findings on Fox/Sky merger published

DfT:  Introduction of Space Industry Bill shows UK’s commitment to commercial spaceflight

ScotGov:  British Transport Police integration

IFG:  Questions over future of UK legal system after Brexit

HM Treasury :  Crack down on terrorist and criminal financing

BEIS:  Scottish limited partnerships to reveal identity of owners thanks to new laws

WAG:  FM sets out legislative priorities

Insolvency Service:  Insolvency Live! 2017 – (Insolvency Service:  Companies running coloured diamonds scam shut down)

CMA applies discretion not to refer IBA/Mallinckrodt merger – (CMA helps microbusinesses combat energy overpricing ~ CMA issues final determination in NI gas distribution appeal ~ CMA to consider Heineken/Punch proposals over merger ~ CMA accepts commitments offered to address online auction concerns ~ CMA:  Tesco/Booker request fast track referral ~ CMA:  Plans published to make it easier to shop around for legal services ~ Diebold sale resolves CMA concerns over cashpoint merger ~ CMA proposes amending old NHBC undertakings ~ CMA:  Alasdair Smith on competition and Open Banking)

FCA publishes final report into asset management sector ~ TUC welcomes FCA proposals to improve protections for pension savers

FRC launches proposed updates to Money Laundering Guidance – (FRC:  Investigation opened into the audit of the financial statements of BT Group plc ~ FRC: Names of audit reviews 2016/17 published ~ FRC defers decision on updating FRS 102 for major changes in IFRS)

MI5 & Police – Joint Review of Operational Processes in CT Investigations following recent terrorist attacks

NCSC statement on the global ransomware incident ~ NAO:  Online Fraud

NCA National Crime Agency publishes 2017 analysis of serious & organised crime threats – ( NCA:  International human trafficking arrests in UK ~ NCA:  Convicted armed robber goes back to jail for gun importation ~ NCA:  Organised crime pair had drugs in sock ~ NCA:  Jail for man who plotted with Canadian mother to travel to rape her children)

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