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How to Buy a Passport Quickly and Easily

If you want to obtain a second passport – even a diplomatic passport – there a ways to do so legally through a process known as ‘Citizenship by Investment’. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, October 4, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ —  Malcolm Simmons is an English lawyer who has represented dozens of clients including entrepreneurs, celebrities and high-net-worth individuals …

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Citizenship by Investment

It is possible to obtain citizenship of another country while retaining one’s current citizenship. It is also possible to obtain a diplomatic passport.  However, this all comes at a cost.  Citizenship by investment is often used by high-net-worth persons for tax advantages. Citizenship-by-Investment programs offer you the opportunity to legally acquire a new nationality and an alternative …

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Malcolm Simmons, Top Criminal Lawyer, Criminal Defence Solicitor representing clients across the UK.

Highly regarded criminal defence solicitor and former international judge, specialising in complex economic crime.  He has for many years defended clients charged with serious crime, particularly fraud, tax evasion and money-laundering.  Widely considered to be one of the best criminal lawyers in London, he represents clients through England & Wales.  Malcolm Simmons is a Solicitor of the …

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Prosecution Appeals

Introduction Part 9 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (the 2003 Act) contains provisions for a prosecution appeal against adverse rulings by Crown Court judges in respect of trials on indictment. Section numbers in this guidance refer to the 2003 Act unless otherwise stated. This guidance deals with the general right of appeal against a …

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Money Laundering

Criminal confiscation and money laundering offences are interlinked. In investigating what has happened to the proceeds of crime, money laundering offences are likely to be disclosed. Money Laundering is the process by which criminal proceeds are sanitised to disguise their illicit origins. Acquisitive criminals will attempt to distance themselves from their crimes by finding safe …

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Double Jeopardy and Re-Trial of Serious Offences in English Law – Reporting Restrictions and Criminal Justice Act 2003

It is not in itself prejudicial for a jury to know that a matter before them has been tried before, but in the case of a retrial which has been ordered by the Court of Appeal under Part 10, it will be apparent that the Court of Appeal has quashed an acquittal and ordered a …

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Judge Malcolm Simmons awarded damages following false allegations

Judge Malcolm Simmons has agreed to accept undisclosed damages from the publishers of two online articles who had falsely accused him of misconduct. In 2017 the defendants made false allegations of misconduct against Judge Simmons.  The defendants alleged Judge Simmons had lied in his CV, that he did not possess the necessary qualifications to be a …

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Disclosure Orders under the Criminal Finances Act 2017

A disclosure order authorises a law enforcement officer to require anyone they think has relevant information to an investigation to answer questions, provide information or to produce documents. ‘Relevant information’ is defined as information the officer considers to be relevant to the investigation (Section 357(5) of the Proceeds of Crime Act). The application for a …

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