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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


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


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


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


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


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'


The Twelve "Laws" of Christmas
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2016

With the festive season upon us, we take a look at twelve "laws" and determine their legality with a festive twist. In 2013, the Law Commission


High Court sets aside Norwich Pharmacal order served outside jurisdiction
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2016

In AB Bank Ltd v Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC the High Court set aside a Norwich Pharmacal order made against the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank


Lead market regulator's lawsuit includes professional advisers
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • January 31 2017

In another significant development in the Securities and Futures Commission's efforts to combat market misconduct-type activity involving listed


Injunctions: hearsay evidence and dissipation risk considered
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2015

In (1) JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank (2) State Corporation "Deposit Insurance Agency" v Sergei Pugachev, in relation to an application to