Law360, London (December 21, 2020, 3:48 PM GMT) -- The pandemic briefly put criminal trials on hold, but the past year had some big cases that highlighted the need for reform of England's outdated corporate crime laws, lowered the bar for proving criminal dishonesty and set the scope of new powers to fight the movement of dirty money.
Here, Law360 takes a look back at some of the biggest corporate crime cases in the English courts in 2020.
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