Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC to investigate fraud allegations made by Police Federation of England & Wales - (IPCC begins investigation into use of Taser in Brixton)

Home Office:  New time limit planned for pregnant women in detention – (Home Office:  Charity regulator welcomes High Court decision permitting withdrawal of £46 million tax claim)

MOJ:  Consultation on fee proposals for immigration and asylum proceedings – (MoJ:   Prisoners pitch for their future investment ~ MoJ:  Employers to help offenders find employment on release)

AGO:  North London attacker sentenced to life in prison

YJB:  Report online material promoting terrorism or extremism

HMT:  Creating a secondary market for annuities: secondary legislation – (HMT:  Call for Information: Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Regime)

HMRC:  Tackling tax evasion - a new corporate offence of failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion – (HMRC:  Strengthening the Tax Avoidance Disclosure Regimes for Indirect Taxes & Inheritance Tax ~ HMRC:  Creating a secondary annuities market: tax framework ~ HMRC:  Part surrenders & part assignments of life insurance policies)

Environment Agency:  Waste offenders pay for their crime

CMA releases FirstGroup plc bus undertakings – (CMA:  Estate agents warned over possible breach of competition law ~ CMA continues its mission to remove unnecessary remedies)

FRC: Guidance on the going concern basis of accounting & reporting on solvency & liquidity risks

FCA:  Latest Consumers Firms Warnings Inducements & conflicts of interest thematic review: key findings – (FCA wins case in the Supreme Court ~ FCA outlines rules for secondary annuity market)

National Crime Agency:  Wife of Essex drug smuggler laundered his dirty cash – (NCA:  Ecstasy tablets posted to the UK in Lego boxes)

New Insolvency Service publications – (Insolvency Service:  Engine re-conditioning company switched off ~ IS:  End of the road for banned classic motorbike dealer ~ IS:  6 year director disqualification after illegal workers discovery ~ IS:  6 year disqualification for director who binned company records ~ IS:  12 year disqualification for director whose company sold Rare Earth Elements as an investment)

HSE statement: Alton Towers owners’ plead guilty to safety failings – (HSE:  Construction company fined after worker injured falling through void)

Regulatory Delivery - Fresh food (RDNA Self-assessment tool)

Legal Aid Agency:  Crime news - Liverpool chosen for defence portal pilot – (LAA:  Civil news: Home Office unique client number & asylum work ~ LAA:  Civil news - amendments to domestic violence evidence guidance)

Ofgem and the Civil Aviation Authority to work together on enforcement

Government Legal Department: Government lawyers support international pro-bono work