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Incompetence as a defence? Stick to what you know!
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2015

Branching out into an unknown area of law as a favour to one of your well-respected clients may seem like a natural extension to the "all-round


Nowhere to hide: Supreme Court considers illegality defence and global application of Insolvency Act 1986 in VAT fraud case
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2015

On 22 April 2015 the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of Jetivia SA and another v Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others 2015


Hong Kong regulator pursues market misconduct
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • July 25 2013

In this e-briefing article we combine, for ease of reference, three recent short articles that we have written concerning the Securities and Futures


Bribes and undisclosed commissions to agents: supreme clarity.
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2014

In late July, the Supreme Court of England and Wales handed down a succinct judgment on a topic which, while narrow, is of considerable importance in


Deutsche Bank and UBS tax avoidance schemes succeed
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2014

The cases of DB Group Services (UK) Limited v HMRC and HMRC v UBS AG were heard together by the Court of Appeal in November 2013 and the decision


Cyber risks in Asia
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea
  • February 3 2014

Earlier this month, approximately 20 million South Koreans (almost half of the country's population) learned that their names, social security


Sent down under Ablyazov judicial fire
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 14 2012

One of the most dramatic court battles of the past couple of years, and certainly the most prolific in terms of rapid generation of judgments, is the set of proceedings between JSC BTA Bank (the Bank) and Mr Mukhtar Ablyazov and various of his associates and associated companies


Hong Kong legal market sees tighter AML regulations and the introduction of LLPs
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • February 5 2015

Solicitors’ firms in Hong Kong are required to have professional indemnity insurance. That insurance is provided by the Solicitors Indemnity Fund


Anti-money laundering and compliance update Hong Kong
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • December 3 2014

In HKSAR v Pang Hung Fai, the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong (the CFA) has recently clarified the meaning of “having reasonable grounds to


Market manipulation: why you should give a Forex
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2014

Allegations of manipulation in the Forex market have the potential to give rise to both regulatory fines and legal claims dwarfing those relating to