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FCA consults about delaying disclosure of inside information
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2016

The FCA has issued a consultation on amendments it proposes to make to the Disclosure and Transparency Rules section of the FCA Handbook. The FCA


Surge in wire transfer fraud leaves victims looking to banks for redress
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2016

Fraudsters targeting businesses is not a new phenomenon. In its January 2010 report, the National Fraud Authority estimated that approximately £5.4bn


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


Exception to 'fraud exception' for summary judgment
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • November 1 2016

Earlier this year, in Universal Capital Bank v Hong Kong Heya Co Ltd,(1) the High Court of Hong Kong confirmed that the 'fraud exception' to the


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


Penalties for participating in VAT fraud - new consultation document published
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2016

HMRC has launched a consultation on the introduction of a new penalty for those participating in VAT fraud. The consultation proposes the introduction


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


Can you lack integrity without being dishonest?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2011

An odd decision was published in a recent FSA Final Notice that found a firm and one of its individual accountants acted without integrity but not dishonestly


Interim decision in SFO’s battle with Tchenguiz brothers
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2014

“They wanted to get some scalps And now I’m going to butcher them,” the property investor Vincent Tchenguiz is reported to have observed of the


How effective is China's corruption crackdown?
  • RPC
  • China
  • May 4 2016

At the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on 8 November 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to hunt down 'tiger and flies'