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“Gagging orders”: an office holder’s secret weapon
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

Practitioners are fully aware of the extensive powers available under ss 235 and 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) allowing administrators 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


Financial litigation roundup - Winter 20162017
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • March 6 2017

This appeal to the Supreme Court was brought by BNY Mellon in its capacity as the trustee under certain Enhanced Capital Notes (ECN) issued by Lloyds


BDO report finds fraud at a 5-year high
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

There has been a cascade of negative headlines in recent months about increased incidences of fraud in the UK. Stretched police resources, combined


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


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


Has the FCA made settling more appealing?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2017

Significant changes to the FCA enforcement process for firms and individuals under investigation came into force on 1 March 2017, following the


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


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


Health and safety law update, December 2016
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

KFG Quickserve Limited runs several food outlets, including 35 Burger Kings. On 28 March 2015 a 21-year old worker, Michael Firth, was emptying oil