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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


Disputes over bank's contractual right to freeze customer's account
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • April 5 2016

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


Businesses need to ensure that they do not unwittingly facilitate tax evasion
  • RPC
  • Panama, United Kingdom
  • April 7 2016

The Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonesca and the so called 'Panama Papers' have dominated headlines in recent days. It is claimed that a large number


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


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


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


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


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


MOJ quietly halts work on new economic crime offence what does the announcement tell US?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2015

Recently the Justice minister Andrew Selous MP stated in an answer to a written question submitted by Byron Davies MP, that the Ministry of Justice


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