Category Archives: Cash seizures

When can a non-defendant company have its assets confiscated?

The majority of prosecutions in the UK for white-collar crimes are brought against individuals and not companies, even where the conduct constituting the crime was performed in the name of a company. If the individuals are convicted, however, confiscation proceedings will frequently address whether the company should have its turnover and assets confiscated, notwithstanding that […]

Andrew Smith’s article on when a non-defendant company can have its assets confiscated published in The Barrister

When can a non-defendant company have its assets confiscated? The majority of prosecutions in the UK for white-collar crimes are brought against individuals and not companies, even where the conduct constituting the crime was performed in the name of a company. If the individuals are convicted, however, confiscation proceedings will frequently address whether the company […]