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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


Contribution between a negligent defendant and fraudulent defendant
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2009

A recent decision clarifies how the courts will approach issues of contribution, contributory negligence and apportionment, when assessing damages in negligence proceedings against a professional, where another defendant has been fraudulent


Court finds HMRC’s entry and search unlawful
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2014

In the recent judicial review case of R (on the application of Lees & Ors), the High Court held that the execution of search and seizure warrants


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


Searching requirements when applying for search warrants
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2015

The Divisional Court (Davis LJ and Hickinbottom J) has confirmed, in Chatwani, that state agencies applying for search warrants have a duty to make


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


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


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


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


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