1 10 11 12

  Next >

Page 12 of 12

Impact of budget cuts on confiscation proceedings

It’s been well publicised that the Government plans to cut £350m from the Legal Aid budget by 2015, the impact of which will be far reaching.

When a person has been convicted of a crime where they have gained a pecuniary advantage, the Crown is likely to proceed to confiscation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA).

The intention is to deprive defendants of the benefit gained and to return this benefit to public funds.

The court must decide whether the defendant …

READ MORE    >

Posted by: / Proceeds of Crime / 0 comments

Modern Warfare: The fight against financial crime

In an increasingly fragile economic environment, and due to a recent upsurge in reported fraud, corporate and personal reputations are potentially at stake more than ever before.

As the impact of fraud and accounting irregularities to a company can now run into millions, it is increasingly important to react quickly and appropriately in order to limit the impact, both financial and reputational, safeguard assets and improve the stakeholders’ chances of recovering their assets.

At Inquesta we offer a Director led independent investigation …

READ MORE    >

Posted by: / Fraud / 0 comments

1 10 11 12

  Next >

Page 12 of 12