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Mar
2015

The First Of Many? 4 min read
March 9, 2015
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has secured its first convictions under the Bribery Act; four years after the legislation came into effect. Is this a sign of things to come? Read more

Feb
2015

Wrongful Or Fraudulent? 4 min read
February 3, 2015
A look at the differences – and the similarities – between wrongful and fraudulent trading and the challenges they pose for directors and insolvency practitioners when accusations are made. Read more

Feb
2015

Predictions And Possibilities 4 min read
February 3, 2015
Knowing what has happened in 2014 allows us a chance to predict the main events of 2015. Libor, forex and Tesco may well be names we hear more of in the coming months. But issues such as compliance, Serious Fraud Office (SFO) funding, international cooperation and the Bribery Act will also be a major part of the landscape. Read more

Feb
2015

Called To Account 4 min read
February 3, 2015
Accountants are often the first to be blamed in fraud cases. Aziz Rahman looks at why this is…and how accountants can take steps to safeguard themselves against accusations. Read more

Feb
2015

On The Inside 4 min read
February 3, 2015
Aziz Rahman considers why information is everything when it comes to insider trading and the law…and why we may see more prosecutions. Read more

Feb
2015

Check Out 4 min read
February 3, 2015
Initial reports of a £250M hole in Tesco’s finances have now been revised to £263M. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is now investigating the company’s activities and evidence of fraud is high on its shopping list. What does this mean for senior staff, the auditors and the accountants? Read more

Feb
2015

Blameless Shame? 5 min read
February 3, 2015
The forex scandal has seen huge fines imposed on some of the biggest banks. But, asks Aziz Rahman, are individuals likely to be held accountable? And, if so, what should they do? Read more

Jan
2015

Pro-Active Defending in Confiscation Proceedings 7 min read
January 21, 2015
Taking the profit out of crime, or just taking the Mickey? Pro-active defending in confiscation proceedings. Introduction
It’s impossible to do justice to the topic of confiscation in a short article such as this.  We’re not going to even attempt to explain the law on, for example, tainted gifts, criminal lifestyle, hidden assets and so on.  Instead we’re going to try to rise above the black letter of the law, so far as is possible, and look at strategy, tactics and the real mechanics of confiscation litigation in practice. Read more

Dec
2014

Every Little Helps 4 min read
December 18, 2014
From being the UK’s favourite grocer, Tesco has slipped from grace amid claims of a £250M black hole in its finances. Is this a classic case of salesmanship, perfectly legal but aggressive accounting or straightforward fraud? Maybe only the accountants can provide the real answers. Read more

Dec
2014

Eastern Customs 4 min read
December 18, 2014
For the first time, Chinese authorities have teamed up with European counterparts to prevent fraud. The joint operation, coordinated by the European  Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) may be a taste of things to come. Aziz Rahman believes the increasingly international nature of prosecutions means that defence teams often have to take a similar global approach. Read more

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