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The latest leak of millions of documents detailing the use of offshore tax structures by hundreds of public figures will increase regulatory scrutiny on tax evasion, an expert has said. 06 Nov 2017
The "strong public interest" in pursuing claims for fraud, bribery and corruption may justify allowing the use of documents obtained in one set of legal proceedings in a different set of proceedings, the High Court has ruled. 03 Nov 2017
This guide was updated in October 2017.
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.
A mining company under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been granted the right to appeal a High Court decision over its rights to litigation privilege. 23 Oct 2017
The parent company of luxury goods retailer Cartier has been fined $334,800 by US regulators for breaching Department of Treasury sanctions. 28 Sep 2017
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