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Cleared financier calls for public investigation into handling of his case –

A high-profile financier who has been finally cleared of all criminal charges has spoken out for the first time to call for the investigation into the handling of his case to be held in public. Richard Hughes, the founder of Manchester firm Zeus Capital, was told this week that the Crown Prosecution Service will take […]


A new approach to stripping criminal assets

The City of London Police are about to start a pilot scheme that could transform the face of the money laundering regime in the UK. Part 5 of The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (“Part 5 POCA”) introduced a mechanism to allow the authorities to recover criminal property by the use of civil court procedures. […]