[2012] EWCA Crim 1129 [2012] EWCA Crim 1129

A judge had been entitled to reject a defendant’s submission of no case to answer, following his charge for an offence of carrying on an unauthorised regulated activity contrary to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 s.19 and s.23, where there had been sufficient evidence on which a jury properly directed could conclude that such activity had taken place by way of business.