What makes insider trading illegal?

What makes insider trading illegal?

Insider trading (also known as insider dealing) can be easily defined as using information about a company that is not available to the public to buy or sell stocks or shares in order to make a profit or avoid a loss. For example, it happens when an employee is party...
Money laundering offences: will you go to prison?

Money laundering offences: will you go to prison?

Using a chain of financial transactions in order to give illegally obtained money the illusion of legitimacy is a serious criminal offence with potentially grave consequences. Those found guilty of money laundering charges absolutely do face prison sentences in the...
Qualities of a business crime solicitor

Qualities of a business crime solicitor

Being investigated by an employer, the HMRC or even the police for a business crime is a scenario that no professional wishes to find themselves in. However, it is far from an uncommon situation with many senior professionals and business owners finding themselves in...
What to do if you’re being investigated for tax fraud

What to do if you’re being investigated for tax fraud

If you’re being investigated for tax fraud, it’s extremely important to speak to an experienced tax fraud solicitor as soon as you become aware HMRC are looking into your tax affairs. Tax fraud and tax evasion are considered serious crimes and have potentially severe...
Consequences of speeding in the UK

Consequences of speeding in the UK

Most speeding offences are committed by normally law-abiding people who have broken the law by driving slightly above the speed limit. Indeed, speeding is by the far the most common offence in the UK, with government figures showing that in 2017: 48% of cars exceeded...