20150804 Putting Hayes where the sun won’t shine doesn’t help Compliance and Risk Officers

Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 – 00:00

In terms of sentencing in English law, there is, in effect, an upper figure. Murder is generally subject to a life term, but convicts are released “on licence” – some earlier than later but, if they are going to be released at all, rarely more than 14 years. The maximum sentence for theft, robbery, money laundering, terrorist financing is, in each case, 14 years per count.

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