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The National Crime Agency (NCA) has secured a forfeiture order amounting to nearly £500,000 on frozen bank accounts belonging to the son of Moldova's former prime minister, in one of the first uses of new powers. 11 Feb 2019
Investors reported £197 million worth of fraud losses to Action Fraud last year, worth over £29,000 per victim, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 08 Feb 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.
A recent High Court case demonstrates that companies will usually need to carry out their own internal investigations before being able to successfully obtain certain court orders in cases of suspected employee fraud, an expert has said. 14 Jan 2019
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a cybersecurity capabilities grant worth S$30 million to bolster secure cybersecurity systems and encourage local professional development. 11 Dec 2018