On 17th October, Bright Line Law provided an article about a recent case in which the Court of Appeal held that the CPS could not confiscate illicit funds from a company without having brought charges against it – it had included the company’s directors on the indictment for unlawful use of the company’s assets, but not the company itself.  However, it argues that the CPS is unlikely to make the same mistake again, so more corporate prosecutions resulting in confiscation orders against companies can be expected.


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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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