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Health and safety law update, June 2017
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2017

The new guideline applies to any case where the hearing in either the Magistrates or Crown court is on or after 1 June 2017 regardless of the date of


Law Commission consultation paper on criminal liability in regulatory contexts
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2010

The Law Commission has recently published a wide ranging consultation paper on issues connected with criminal liability in regulatory contexts


How to scope your internal investigations: another debate on privilege
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

Only months after its decision in Re the RBS Rights Issue Litigation, the High Court has provided another landmark judgment reaffirming the narrow


Corporate crime - the new offence of failure to prevent tax evasion
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2017

At the end of April, the Criminal Finances Act 2017 was passed, bringing to life a new raft of measures aimed at increasing state powers to tackle


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


Italian data protection authority issues fines totalling more than 11m for illegal data processing
  • RPC
  • Italy
  • March 14 2017

The illegal data processing was discovered as part of a money laundering investigation into Sigue Global Services Ltd and four other companies. The


Criminal Finances Bill receives Royal Assent
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

The Bill, which has now received Royal Assent, will extend law enforcement agencies' ability to recover the proceeds of crime, tackle money laundering


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'


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


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