Supplier invoice fraud: who pays up?
If your business pays a fraudulent invoice by mistake, do you understand the legal position and what practical steps you should immediately take?
Court cannot backdate the date of seal on a claim form
Court of Appeal held the Court has no power to backdate a claim form and must seal it with the date it was issued.
Update to Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill
The investigations team have written an article discussing the amendments made to the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill.
Witness statements: the importance of stating the source of information and belief
MF Tel Sarl v Visa Europe Ltd  EWHC 1336 (Ch) serve as an important reminder to the makers of witness statements of the importance of stating the source of any information and belief.
UK CPS, HMRC and NCA show their teeth on the Bribery Act
The investigations and white collar crime teams have written an article reviewing recent cases highlighting that the CPS, HMRC, NCA and SFO are actively enforcing the UK Bribery Act and conducting cross-border investigations.
Commercial Litigation Round-Up – August 2023
A helpful round-up of important recent cases, procedural developments and hot topics for businesses to help busy in-house counsel keep up to date, particularly those who are involved in managing disputes.
Discussing the Law Commission’s Digital assets: Final report
Adam Sanitt has written a briefing discussing the highly anticipated Law Commission’s Digital assets: Final report.
The powers of UK regulatory authorities and international companies
The regulation and investigations team have written an article discussing the relevant UK legislation and authorities that can enforce against international companies.