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A new type of litigation risk?

European Union, France - September 22 2021 At the beginning of September, two French NGOs Notre Affaire à Tous and POLLINIS commenced the first ever legal action against a state for its failure…

Trade finance - the importance of financial crime risk assessments

United Kingdom - September 13 2021 The recent "Dear CEO" letter sent jointly by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) to firms that carry out…

Managing the risk of procurement fraud

United Kingdom - September 7 2021 A recent investigative report published by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) examining fraud and corruption in Kenya's…

Hacked EA data leaked in full

United Kingdom - August 29 2021 In a further development to the EA hack, the attackers who accessed the gaming giant's systems and stole their source code, including for popular…

Distribution of fake vaccines - a reminder about the importance of supply chain due diligence

Global - August 17 2021 Interpol's Global Financial Crime Task Force has recently issued a worldwide alert warning governments and their procurement functions that they are…

Human trafficking supply chain risk

United Kingdom - August 11 2021 A recent story published by Associated Press News reported that authorities issued an order to stop fish shipments from a vessel operated by a Chinese…

IPCC publishes landmark climate change report

United Kingdom - August 10 2021 Yesterday the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a UN-backed body published its first major assessment report of the past decade…

Tooth v HMRC - Stating the obvious

United Kingdom - August 4 2021 The Supreme Court’s recent judgment In HMRC v Tooth [2021] UKSC 17, will increase clarity for taxpayers. However, it has taken away a potential means…

When is it too late to challenge the opening of an enquiry?

United Kingdom - August 4 2021 The recent Supreme Court decision in HMRC v Tinkler serves as a reminder that clients who wish to challenge the validity of an HMRC enquiry should do…

Earth Overshoot Day: implications for companies and their insurers

USA - July 30 2021 Yesterday marked “Earth Overshoot Day”, the date on which it has been calculated that humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in 2021…