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Summary judgment and fraud exception
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • March 29 2016

In a judgment earlier this year, the Court of Appeal considered the ambit of the fraud exception to applications for summary judgment (judgment


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


Disputes over bank's contractual right to freeze customer's account
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

As banks tighten-up their standard terms concerning due diligence on customers and their transactions, it is inevitable that disputes will arise and


Faceless fraud scams in an online world
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • September 23 2015

The internet is not necessarily a safe place. As the reliance on electronic communications in commercial transactions grows, so do the risks. As an


Financial litigation roundup - Autumn 2014
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

The High Court found that the defendants, Barclays and Tricorona, had misused the claimant, CF Partners’, confidential information and awarded


Financial litigation roundup - Summer 2014
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the German financial markets regulator, BaFin, are currently investigating manipulation of the “London gold


Searching requirements when applying for search warrants
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2015

The Divisional Court (Davis LJ and Hickinbottom J) has confirmed, in Chatwani, that state agencies applying for search warrants have a duty to make


Getting the lie of the land: Conveyancers liable to Land Registry for mortgage fraud
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

Hot on the heels of the decision in Purrunsing v A'Court & Co (in which the High Court found conveyancers on both sides of a property fraud to be


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


FCA remains committed to the reduction of financial crime
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2013

In the first anti-money laundering annual report published by the FCA yesterday, the FCA has concluded that the level of anti-money laundering