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Aug
2015

Abuse of Process 7 min read
August 19, 2015
There are many reasons why a Judge might conclude that it would not be proper for the courts to be used to prosecute a defendant. For example, delay in bringing proceedings, manipulation of the court’s procedures, entrapment by police officers, loss of evidence and so on. The prosecution facing an abuse of process application will always argue that the Judge can ensure fairness by, for example, excluding any evidence which is causing dispute, or by warning the jury that the defendant has been unable to call certain evidence because it has been destroyed – in other words anything except throw the case out before it even starts. Read more

Jul
2015

Oil On Troubled Waters 4 min read
July 2, 2015
Why the Petrobras bribery scandal in Brazil serves as a warning to all companies about the dangers of bribery. Read more

Jul
2015

Shared Intelligence 5 min read
July 2, 2015
The Joint Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce is an attempt to tackle money laundering in the UK. But it poses challenges for bankers, who have to be sure they respond appropriately if they are to be above suspicion. Read more

Jul
2015

Five Years Of The Bribery Act 3 min read
July 2, 2015
What has been achieved since the introduction of the Act that was intended to tackle bribery in business? Read more

Jul
2015

Forex And Risk 3 min read
July 2, 2015
Five banks being fined £3.6 billion in the US for manipulating forex is a stark reminder of the legal risks involved in currency trading. Here, Aziz Rahman of Rahman Ravelli examines how the brokers and the traders in forex can avoid legal problems. Read more

Jun
2015

An Honest Investment…honestly 7 min read
June 22, 2015
Was that investment really a scam, was it really bound to fail?  A falsehood from beginning to end?  Are those lies uttered by the suspect part of a dishonest scheme, or just the sales patter of an enthusiastic true believer who has gone too far?  Sometimes the only difference between riches or prosecution is success.  Read more

Jun
2015

Counter Productive 4 min read
June 2, 2015
Why the Bank of England’s investigation by the Serious Fraud Office could prove a costly reminder of the value of anti-fraud measures. Read more

Jun
2015

Rate Of Change 4 min read
June 2, 2015
The forex scandal has prompted calls for change. It should also be seen as a call for compliance. Read more

Jun
2015

Why HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is finding it pays to take a closer than usual look at property investors. 4 min read
June 2, 2015
Why HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is finding it pays to take a closer than usual look at property investors. Read more

Jun
2015

Wise Advisers? 4 min read
June 2, 2015
Independent financial advisers (IFA’s) as well as their clients were among the many hit by an illegal £50M property investment scheme…which shows the dangers such schemes can pose to anyone. Read more

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