Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC:  Man dies in custody following arrest by Kent Police officers – (IPCC:  Met Police officers cleared of gross misconduct following an IPCC investigation into death of Henry Hicks ~ IPCC:  Director General for new Independent Office for Police Conduct announced ~ IPCC to carry out independent investigation after fatal road traffic incident in Merseyside ~ IPCC investigation of Hertfordshire Constabulary officers following death of Nicola Cross complete ~ IPCC:  Durham police actions ‘appropriate’ prior to 2016 restaurant attack ~ IPCC begins investigation after fatal collision at Yardley)

HMICFRS:  Call for concerted and concentrated response to modern slavery

HM Treasury:  UK leads the way on crackdown of illicit financing

LC: Government says “not the right time” for review of marriage law ~

PC&PE:  Preparing better legislation: Lords call for changes to law-making

WAG:  New law to introduce minimum price for alcohol in Wales

CMA:  Rule change proposal heralds more choice for fairgoers

FCA outlines lessons learned in year one of its Regulatory Sandbox – (FCA fines Merrill Lynch £34.5m for failing to report transactions ~ New FCA complaints data: 3.32m complaints about financial services in the first six months of 2017 ~ Update on the FCA’s review of RBS’s treatment of SME customers referred to its Global Restructuring Group ~ FCA bans debt management couple for misappropriating client money ~ FCA:  Rent-to-own provider BrightHouse to provide over £14.8m in redress to around 249,000 customers ~ FCA urges public to report and speak out against fraudulent investment schemes ~ FCA reforms to enhance the effectiveness of UK primary markets)

FRC: Corporate reporting standard improving, though quality not as high as it should be

SFO:  Three men sentenced in $20m Angolan oil corruption case

NCA:  Dealer threw drugs packages in reservoir to avoid arrest – (NCA:  Man thanked online child abuser for images that were the “best I’ve seen” ~ NCA:  Judge grants order to recover the proceeds of crime from double murderer Hazel Stewart)

Action Fraud:  How Online Marketplace Fraudsters could be targeting jobseekers – (Action Fraud:  Timeshare fraud spike: losses of more than £90,000 in holiday season)

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