Proceeds of Crime Act Update
An expert look at the Law Commission's comprehensive Report and proposed reforms to Part 2 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (and the Government's response).
The Government recently responded to the Law Commission’s review of the confiscation regime (following conviction) contained in Part 2 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. The Government will seek to legislate on this topic "when parliamentary time allows".
Rudi Fortson KC and Nathaniel Rudolf KC will discuss various reforms that are likely to be enacted, their implications for legal practitioners and the parties likely to be affected by them. The discussion will be followed by an interactive debate hosted by Nicola Howard KC.
Nicola Howard KC: Counsel and Joint Head of Chambers at 25 Bedford Row.
Nicola Howard KC is predominately instructed in large scale complex fraud cases, bribery, money laundering, substantial confiscation and corporate offending. She advises in highly contentious and sensitive cases and is regularly sought out to advise companies, officeholders and High Net worth individuals in a broad range of financial and regulatory matters. Nicola was part of the consultation process by the Law Commission in relation to the changes to POCA.
Rudi Fortson KC is noted for his work in relation to confiscation, asset recovery and money laundering. Rudi Fortson KC was a consultant to the Law Commission for England and Wales in relation to the POCA (Part 2) project.
Nathaniel Rudolf KC Nathaniel is acknowledged for his work in high-value confiscations. He is a Recorder of the Crown Court assigned to the South Eastern Circuit and a First Tier Tribunal Judge assigned to the Tax Chamber. He has co-authored textbooks and articles, and also lectured widely, on POCA.
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