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EU agrees new rules to fight non-cash payment fraud
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • December 13 2018

What has happened? The European Parliament and Council have reached agreement on the European Commission's proposal to strengthen rules for combatting

On the seventh day of Christmas, the High Court gave to meseven fraudsters fleeing
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2018

A Home Office report in July 2018 found that in 201516 there were 3.6m incidents of fraud with an immediate cost of £3.04bn and 2m incidents of

Financial crime in Switzerland: overview
  • Bär & Karrer
  • Switzerland
  • December 10 2018

Fraud, in general terms, is governed by Article 146 of the Swiss Criminal Code (SCC). There are no specific statutory provisions dealing with

HHS OIG Reports Expected Investigative Recoveries of $2.91 Billion in FY 2018
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

In FY 2018, OIG reported investigative recoveries amounting to $2.91 billion, criminal actions against 764 individuals or entities that allegedly

Court of Appeal Flags Privilege Claim Offside - Joseph Sullivan
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2018

In the recent case of West Ham v E20 the Court of Appeal delivered a judgment clarifying the scope of litigation privilege in the light of SFO v ENRC

Securities Litigation Update - Fall 2018
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2018

On June 18, 2018, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Lorenzo v. Securities and Exchange Commission (Docket No. 17-1077), a case that considers

5 key points from PSR consultation on implementing 'Confirmation of Payee'
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2018

On 28 September 2018, the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) announced that it planned to consult on using its regulatory powers to give a general

FSMA issues a new warning regarding investments in cryptocurrencies
  • Dechert LLP
  • Belgium
  • November 29 2018

Despite prior FSMA warnings (see Dechert OnPoint, July 2018), cryptocurrency fraud continues to trap more victims in Belgium. On 26 October 2018, the

The State AG Report Weekly Update November 29, 2018
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • November 29 2018

Bridget Hill has been appointed to serve as the Wyoming AG by Governor-elect Mark Gordon (R). Since 2013, Hill has served as Director of the Wyoming

European Court of Justice - Austrian case confirms social security certificates will be considered valid except in cases of fraud
  • Ius Laboris
  • Austria, European Union, Hungary
  • November 28 2018

On 6 September 2018 in the Alpenrind case (C-52716) the European Court of Justice confirmed its position that A1 certificates stating which social