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UK businesses need to invest in tools to prevent against the risk of fraud as well as strategies to recover losses, an expert has said. 08 Apr 2019
Fraud stemming from 'invoice hijacking' is at a near epidemic level, but businesses can rely on the courts to support their efforts to recover stolen funds if they act fast in light of incidents, experts in civil fraud and asset recovery have said. 05 Apr 2019
From 30 September 2017 it is a criminal offence in the UK if a business fails to prevent its employees or any person associated with it from facilitating tax evasion under the Criminal Finances Act 2017. Businesses need to take action to minimise their risk...
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.
The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) has issued an update on licence applications in the event of a no-deal Brexit. 26 Mar 2019
Data breaches are a "major contributor" to fraud experienced in the UK, a new report by a banking industry trade association has said. 22 Mar 2019