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Dec
2016

THE JP MORGAN SCANDAL AND THE DEFINITION OF BRIBERY 3 min read
By Azizur Rahman December 22, 2016
United States prosecutors and regulators recently announced that the bank JP Morgan and its Hong Kong subsidiary is to pay roughly $264 million to settle allegations relating to large-scale bribery. Read more

Dec
2016

CHALLENGING PROSECUTION ALLEGATIONS AT THE INVESTIGATION STAGE 3 min read
By Azizur Rahman December 14, 2016
After a year and a half of investigating, the SFO will not prosecute Soma Oil and Gas and some associated companies regarding alleged corruption in Somalia. The claims were made by a United Nations monitoring group but the SFO has announced that there will be no charges brought due to there being “insufficient evidence to provide a realistic prospect of conviction.” Read more

Nov
2016

PREVENTION OF BRIBERY 3 min read
November 29, 2016
Prevention is better than cure. And nowhere is that more obviously the case than with bribery. Read more

Nov
2016

BRIBERY – FAILING TO PREVENT IT 3 min read
By Azizur Rahman November 29, 2016
The authorities are looking very closely at allegations that Rolls-Royce used teams of agents to help it land contracts in a dozen or more countries. Not for the first time, we have a major company having to explain the methods it used to secure business. Read more

Nov
2016

FRAUD AND SME’S 2 min read
By Azizur Rahman November 29, 2016
SME’s are not reporting more than £260m of fraud each year because they believe it is not worth the trouble. Read more

Nov
2016

EXECUTIVES AND FRAUD RISKS 3 min read
November 29, 2016
Some big retailers have been facing major legal problems. Read more

Nov
2016

FCA AND MONEY LAUNDERING 3 min read
November 29, 2016
Firms are to be randomly investigated to make sure they are complying with their legal obligations regarding money laundering. Read more

Oct
2016

The dark side of ‘Black Friday’ - How to protect your business against the multi-billion pound counterfeiting industry 7 min read
October 31, 2016
Everything business owners need to know about the UK’s Intellectual Property laws As the UK’s hordes of bargain-hunting consumers brace themselves for ‘Black Friday’ on November 25th 2016, you can rest assured that the authorities will be watching on with added interest. Read more

Oct
2016

LENGTHY SFO INVESTIGATIONS 5 min read
October 31, 2016
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has managed to defeat a company’s legal bid to have a bribery investigation into it ended because it was damaging its business prospects. But while the SFO has seen off this challenge, the issues that the case focused on remain relevant for many who are subject to such investigations. Read more

Oct
2016

PREVENTING FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING 3 min read
October 31, 2016
The government wants to take the fight against business crime right into the boardroom in a way that has not been seen before. Read more

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