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Payment reporting requirements for oil, gas and mining companies to come into force in UK in January

The UK is to become the first EU country to require oil, gas and mining companies to report on the payments that they make to governments in all the countries that they operate in, the business minister has announced. 25 Aug 2014

HP defends shareholder deal and accuses former Autonomy executives of fraud

Hewlett Packard (HP) has directly accused two former executives of a UK software company it bought of fraud in legal filings submitted to a US court. 05 Aug 2014

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  • 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....

UK financial services regulators rule out payments for whistleblowers

There is no evidence that introducing financial incentives for employees who 'blow the whistle' on corporate wrongdoing in the financial services sector would increase the number or quality of disclosures that regulators receive, the Financial Conduct Authority... 04 Aug 2014

UK Supreme Court decision clarifies potential for recovery of bribes from insolvent agents, says expert

The ability of firms to recover bribes and damages from their agents ahead of other creditors if the agent becomes insolvent has been restored by a decision of the UK's Supreme Court, an expert has said. 28 Jul 2014

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