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Proceeds of Crime

Some of the legislation

Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005
Money Laundering Regulations 2003 (original text)
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Some of our recent notable cases

R v Takkar (2010) (no link)
Leading counsel in £36.5m confiscation proceedings arising out of Missing Trader Intra Community (MTIC) fraud. Benefit figure reduced by £30m.
Adrian Eissa

R v Shahid (2009)
On the issue of whether a confiscation order can be made against a defendant whose assets are subject to control by a trustee in bankruptcy.
[2009] EWCA Crim 831 13/3/2009. Reported at [2009] Cr App R (105)
Adrian Eissa

Chief Constable of Merseyside Police v Hickman (2006)
Case stated dealing with police powers of seizure under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
[2006] EWHC 451 (Admin) 1/3/06. Reported at (2006) ACD 38
Shereener Browne

Useful links

CPS Guidance
Assets Recovery Agency

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