In the prior post, we introduced readers to the UK’s Criminal Finances Act, a new law that expands remedies for UK prosecutors to use against gross human rights abuses. But what are gross human rights abuses?… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Gross Human Rights Abuse
In April 2017, the United Kingdom enacted the Criminal Finances Act which has created substantial new scopes of liability for companies engaging in business abroad.
Section 13 of the CFA expands the scope of the Proceeds of Crime Act to cover the international commission of gross human rights abuses against whistleblowers and human rights activists.… Continue Reading