Confiscating Assets Acquired through the Commission of Criminal Offences – a lecture given by Judge Malcolm Simmons, 2018
What people are saying about Malcolm Simmons
“An excellent presentation given by an inspirational lecturer”
– High Court Judge
“Great presentational style”
– Barrister, England & Wales
Judge Simmons reviewed the law from UK and European perspectives on the confiscation of assets acquired from the commission of criminal offences. He looked at the gradual development of the law and compared different European jurisdictions.
Judge Simmons took delegates through a comprehensive analysis of the current law and addressed criminal ‘lifestyle’, criminal benefits and ‘tainted’ gifts, burdens of proof, freezing orders, confiscation of assets, forfeiture of assets, appeals, enforcement and recovery through the civil courts.