Blackstones Guide to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Paperback | August 7, 2015

byEdward Rees, Richard Fisher, Richard Thomas

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The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) mainly came into force in March 2003, introducing a new anti-money laundering regime. It created the Asset Recovery Agency; introduced wide new powers in relation to the confiscation of criminal property; as well as new civil recovery and enforcementpowers. The fifth edition of this popular Blackstone's Guide provides a clear and accessible exploration of POCA. The book has been completely updated to include all developments, and amendments since it come into force. It includes the full updated text of POCA 2002, plus other essential materials.The Blackstone's Guide Series delivers concise and accessible books covering the latest legislative changes and amendments. First published soon after enactment, they offer expert commentary by leading names on the scope, extent and effects of the legislation, plus a full copy of the Act itself.They povide a cost-effective solution to key information needs and are the perfect companion for any practitioner needing to get up to speed with the latest changes.

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The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) mainly came into force in March 2003, introducing a new anti-money laundering regime. It created the Asset Recovery Agency; introduced wide new powers in relation to the confiscation of criminal property; as well as new civil recovery and enforcementpowers. The fifth edition of this popular Blackst...

Edward Rees QC, Richard Fisher, and Richard Thomas are all expereinced practitioners in asset recovery, fraud, and money laundering law, based at Doughty Street Chambers. Edward Rees QC authors the annual chapters on confiscation and asset recovery for PBlackstone's Criminal Practice.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:August 7, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199679568

ISBN - 13:9780199679560

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Criminal Confiscation3. Investigations into Criminal Proceeds4. Restraint Proceedings and Management Receivership5. Money Laundering6. Civil Recovery of the Proceeds of Unlawful Conduct7. Seizure of Cash and Other Realizable Property8. Revenue FunctionsAppendices:Appendix 1: The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (as amended)Appendix 2: Criminal Procedure Rules 2010 (Parts 56-62 and 71-73)Appendix 3: The Money Laundering Regulations 2007Appendix 4: Practice Direction - Civil Recovery Proceedings

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"This is a welcome addition to publications on criminal procedure, continuing the helpful analysis provided in the three previous editions." --Colin Wells, Barrister of 25 Bedford Row London