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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


HMRC dishonesty allegation "seriously flawed"
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2015

The First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) ("FTT") has ruled, in Citibank NA v Revenue and Customs Commissioners, that HMRC's pleadings were "seriously


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


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


Fraud exclusion - just how virtuous do innocent partners have to be?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2010

Goldsmith Williams v Travelers Insurance is the first decision to consider the dishonesty exclusion in a solicitor's professional indemnity policy, since the 2006 decision in Zurich v Karim


Anti-money laundering suspicious transaction reports update
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • June 3 2016

As we noted in our December 2015 Financial Litigation briefing, Hong Kong was well on course to break her "PB" (personal best) for anti-money


SFO makes first use of Bribery Act in prosecution for fraudulent UCIS
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2014

Earlier this week three individuals were sentenced at Southwark Crown Court following the first prosecution by the SFO under the Bribery Act 2010


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


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


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