In the recent case, Takhar v Gracefield Developments Ltd (2019), the Supreme Court sought to balance two conflicting principles of legal policy – that fraud unravels all and that there must be a finality to litigation.
The resulting judgement will be welcomed by all unwitting victims of fraud.
How a poor company culture can foster employee fraud
It is estimated that the impact of money laundering in the UK economy is likely to exceed £90bn a year.
In order to tackle this rising problem, the government has launched a new partnership to fight economic crime across the UK.
Decreasing the risk of fraud in the workplace is not just about having the right checks and balances in place but also creating a company culture with a strong moral compass.
Each member of a team – from the front line, right through to the ultimate leader – needs to feel sure-footed in always doing the right thing.
Law firms are not often known for their original and fresh approaches to the traditional working model.
Tenet dares to be different – working as a hybrid of the traditional working model and the gig economy.
FC Nantes; Enforcement of Contractual Term – right or wrong?
On 19 January 2019, Cardiff City Football Club (“Cardiff”) broke its transfer record to sign Emiliano Sala for £15m from FC Nantes (“Nantes”). As with all transfers of players, the terms of the agreement were documented in a written contract between the parties with express terms dealing with, amongst other key issues, payment of the transfer fee.
Danske Bank’s acting CEO, Jesper Nielsen, recently reported that the bank has almost two and half billion dollars set aside to handle the potential fines that are still yet to come following the firm’s money laundering which dates back to 2007. The scandal involved over 15,000 customers and more than nine million transactions.