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Carl Newman


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Carl’s practice focuses on white collar defence, anti-corruption due diligence, and regulatory compliance. He represents both companies and individuals in high value and high- profile cases brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), U.S Department of Justice DoJ, National Crime Agency (NCA), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), NHS Counter Fraud and military investigation units.

He advises on regulatory and compliance practices, routinely representing investment funds, introduction entities and banks in respect of FCA regulations and their practices.

Carl is also vastly experienced in general crime matters.

Career Highlights

  • Involvement in the Euribor, phone hacking (operation Weeting) and press and police collusion (operation Elveden) scandals
  • Successful defence of an individual charged as part of the Libor scandal
  • Challenge of the FCA regulatory decision committee (RDC) decision to the Upper Tribunal ( tax and chancery chamber)
  • Successful defence of a Queens Counsel (QC) charged with fraud

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