Definitive Sentencing Guidelines Fraud, Bribery and Money Laundering Sentencing Council
Bribery Act Joint Prosecution Guidance (with DPP): 30 Mar 11
Bribery Act Guidance (Oct 12)
Guidance on Corporate self-reporting (Oct 12)
Bribery Act 2010 Guidance: Quick Start Guide (MoJ)
Bribery Risks: Overseas by Country: UK Gov. Worldwide Help and Services
Global Declaration against corruption: Cabinet Office 9 Dec 16.
Guidance on s9 of the Bribery Act 2010 MoJ Mar 11
ABC (Anti-Bribery and Compliance) Guidance: Wolfsberg Group: 4 July 2017
Sanctions: Lists of targets, (individuals), general guidance, and identified countries or regimes are consolidated regularly updated on the OFSI -Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation website.
Also see link to the OFSI Financial Sanctions targets: list of all asset freeze targets.
See also the Export Control Organisation (ECO) [part of the Department of International Trade (DIT)] website for Notices to Exporters.
As of 1 April 2017 all new UN financial sanctions have immediate effect in the UK following United Nations and European Union Financial Sanctions (Linking) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/478).
The Policing and Crime Act 2017 Part 8 gives the OFSI power to impose financial penalties for breach of financial sanctions.
See also the new Sanctions and Anti Money Laundering Act 2018 which came into force 23.05.2018
Mossack Fonseca / Panama Papers
The Mossack Fonseca database established by the ICLJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) has been the subject of a government Panama Papers Taskforce since April 2016. A ministerial update states civil and criminal tax investigations have been opened in 22 cases: 26 Dec 2016.
Forensic Science Providers: (UK) Codes of Practice and Conduct (2014 to date) : Appendices deal with bloodstain patterns; DNA; digital forensic services; videos; speech and audio forensic analysis; cell sites; and fingerprints.
Statistics and Probability for Advocates: Understanding the use of statistical evidence in courts and tribunals: COIC /RSS (Council of the Inns of Court/ Royal Statistical Society): 5 Oct 17. The RSS also produces:
Cartel Screening Tool: issued by CMA (Cartel and Markets Authority): 13 July 17. a free tool to help spot unusual bidder behaviour and pricing patterns identified in past cartels. It will tell you which (if any) of your procurement exercises show any signs of bid-rigging.
CMA Cases: current Cartel and Market investigations
Inflation Calculator from 1209: Bank of England
Official Bank Rate History 1975 to date: Bank of England
Official Bank Rate History from 1694: Bank of England Excel spreadsheet
Daily Spot exchange rates against Sterling 1963 to date: Bank of England
Statistical Interactive Database – interest & exchange rates data: Bank of England
London Stock Exchange (includes historic data)
Tony Shaw QC
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