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Action Fraud 'turmoil' leaves litigation the only option for fraud victims, says expert

Victims of fraud should consider bringing civil proceedings against fraudsters as the quickest and most effective way of recovering stolen money, an expert has said, after a national newspaper reported that the company behind the government-backed national... 29 Jul 2015

More transparency over UK prime property ownership needed to prevent fraud, campaigners say

Plans to create a public registry of the real owners of UK companies should be extended to make it clear who is behind the companies that own high-value London properties, Global Witness has said. 23 Jul 2015

Out-Law Guides

  • Changes to EU debarment rules from February 2015

    The EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directive softened the rules preventing companies from bidding for public contracts where they, or their directors, had been convicted of certain economic crimes.

  • How DPAs could affect D&O insurers

    Deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) are a way for authorities and companies to settle certain kinds of disputes involving allegations of corporate criminal misconduct. Their use could have implications for directors and officers liability (D&O) insurance....