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CA Decision re New Points on Appeal

25 July

Court of Appeal Clarifies When a New Point May Be Taken on Appeal Summary On 25 July 2019 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Notting Hill Finance Limited v Sheikh [2019] EWCA Civ 1337 (judgment available here: Notting Hill v Sheikh). The case provided important guidance on the principles to be applied when […]

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Fraudulent Trading Prosecution

04 July

Suffolk County Council’s prosecution of rogue trader Mark Everett was recently concluded after a confiscation order was made against him under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Mr Everett had previously pleaded guilty to a single charge of fraudulent trading, contrary to s.9 of the Fraud Act 2006 in the context of his trade as […]

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Pair sentenced to prison in relation to fake nutrition courses

02 July

Katie Hope was sentenced to 2 years’ imprisonment and Scott Wolfe to 4 years’ imprisonment for offences of fraudulent trading, forgery and money laundering. The Defendants, through their firm “International Distance College”, had duped over 900 people into paying for qualifications that did not exist. The Defendants had claimed that the courses they were offering […]

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