Publications

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One of the key aims of the Fraud Lawyers Association is to respond to government consultations.  The FLA is presently working on responses to the following consultations:

1. Transforming Legal Aid: Next Steps

The Fraud Lawyers Association has responded to the following consultations and the responses can be downloaded below:

1. Fraud Lawyers Association Response to SGC Consultation on Fraud Bribery Money Laundering

2. FLA response to DPA Code consultation

3. Transforming Legal Aid – VHCC LA Response VHCC rates appendix

4. FLA Response to Enforcement Review

5. Tackling offshore tax evasion – A new criminal offence – FLA response to the HMRC Consultation

6. FLA response to HMRC Consultation (8.10.15 – Corporations)(As Served) / FLA response to HMRC Consultation (8.10.15 – Individuals)(As Served)

7. Letter to J Sheehan 29 06 16 FLA

8. FLA Response to Law Society Consultation on LPP Practice Note

9. Response to House of Lords Committee call for evidence on Bribery Act

Educational Events – Notes

1.  Civil Contempt – Colin Wells – 6 October 2014.

2.  Civil Contempt – Hints & Pitfalls – Richard Walford – 6 October 2014.

3.  Privilege Update – 2014

4. Disclosure – Predictive Coding in Civil Litigation & Implications for Criminal Fraud Practitioners – Susan Monty – Simons Muirhead & Burton – 6 April 2016

5. E Disclosure – Practical Lessons from R v R Case – Steve Sharp – Bivonas Law LLP – 6 April 2016

6. A note on R v R, Disclosure and Case Management – Tony Shaw QC – 18 Red Lion Court – 6 April 2016

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9. Distributing ledgers and blockchains – 21.03.18

10. Cryptocurrency regulation presentation – 21.03.18

11. FLA Cryptocurrency Talk – 21.03.18

External Consultations

1. Legal Professional Privilege – The Law Society Guidance on its usage

Latest News

Save the Date – 21 June 2019 – FLA International Conference

The FLA Committee is delighted to confirm that the Director of the SFO, Lisa Osofsky will be keynote speaker at this year’s FLA International Conference on Friday 21 June. Further details of the event and how to book your ticket coming soon.

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Time to Renew – 2019 FLA Membership

The FLA is now accepting new members / membership renewals for 2019. To join / renew your membership for this year, please complete the attached membership form and send it, together with payment, to the FLA Administrator, Harriet Devey, at

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Next Event

CLARE MONTGOMERY QC & ANTHONY PETO QC   End of Year Educational & Social Thursday 29 November 2018 Registration from 6pm. Event starts 6.30pm   The FLA Committee is excited to announce that, for its final event of 2018, l…