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Released Under Investigation: delays and the case for review

During a police investigation, once a suspect has been identified and interviewed (whether under arrest or not), the police must decide what to do with him or her next. If the police are not yet able to charge the suspect they must release him or her. Typically there will be further enquiries to be made, or the file will be sent to the Crown Prosecution Service for a charging decision. Both of these take time. 

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Iran Sanctions Update. The Post-Brexit Future Begins To Take Shape

This article examines the changes to be enacted by the The Iran (Sanctions)(Human Rights)(EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (“the Regulations”)  to the UK’s existing sanctions regime and assesses the impact on those in the UK engaged  in trade with Iran in light of recent developments in the Gulf of Tormuz and the current course of the Brexit process.

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Recognition for Excellence in the Legal 500 and Chambers UK

Janes Solicitors are delighted to be once again highly ranked this year in both the Legal 500 and Chambers UK.  All of our Partners have been ranked as exceptional lawyers across Financial Crime, White Collar Crime and Crime.

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Is Lord Hain in both Contempt of Court and Contempt of Parliament?

There has been plenty of both praise and condemnation of Lord Hain for his defiance of the Court injunction to name Sir Philip Green, invoking Parliamentary Privilege for this purpose.  

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Artificial Intelligence: moves to prevent money laundering and tackle disclosure mountains

As technology improves, is it possible that online financial crime and fraud will subside into historical events that companies will learn from?

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