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UK authorities must do more to prioritise the recovery of assets that have been defrauded from businesses, an expert has said. 16 Jan 2017
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has given the go-ahead to create a new fund “to contribute to the prevention, detection, investigation and sanctioning of corruption” across the continent. 14 Nov 2016
Scotland has a separate legal system to England and Wales, and the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) regime does not operate in Scotland. As a result, civil recovery remains the only option short of prosecution for Scottish prosecutors to resolve bribery...
Businesses faced with the theft or unauthorised use of their confidential data have a suite of remedies available to them in the civil courts to recover that data or prevent its further use.
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.
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....
Directors of companies subject to the 2014 Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations must publish annual reports on any payments made to governments for each financial year.
Given the speed with which stolen assets can be transferred through the global banking system, time is of the essence if you are to successfully recover money stolen by a rogue employee through fraud.
FOCUS: The current regime of confiscation orders is failing to deprive criminals of the proceeds of their crimes. The Law Commission of England and Wales must seize the opportunity to reform the law in this area as part of its 13th programme of law reform.... 08 Nov 2016
Extending the length of time law enforcement agencies have to investigate suspicious transactions to as long as six months could put deals at risk, an expert has warned. 20 Oct 2016
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