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Bribes and undisclosed commissions to agents: supreme clarity.
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2014

In late July, the Supreme Court of England and Wales handed down a succinct judgment on a topic which, while narrow, is of considerable importance in


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


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


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


Solicitors beware! Fraudsters want your client account!
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2014

A solicitor's client account has long been a target for fraudsters. With the universal use of online banking by solicitors, concern over computer


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


Deutsche Bank and UBS tax avoidance schemes succeed
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2014

The cases of DB Group Services (UK) Limited v HMRC and HMRC v UBS AG were heard together by the Court of Appeal in November 2013 and the decision


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


Bribery Act 2010 - corporate hospitality and trustees
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2011

If as a pension scheme trustee, flying abroad to watch the rugby world cup with your investment advisers or kicking back at the opera with your actuary is your perfect treat, you need to read on


Directors & officers beware the SFO gets serious
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 3 2012

Following the collapse of various high profile cases and the subsequent inquiry into its practices, change is clearly rife at the Serious Fraud Office