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Fintech findings for 2019: Platforms, Open Banking and Cloud

Fintech findings for 2019: Platforms, Open Banking and Cloud

By , , , and | 02 Apr 2019

As the fintech industry continues to set records for investment and growth, experts from across Fieldfisher's regulatory, litigation, finance, corporate and technology teams look at some of the common hitches catching out companies in the financing platform, Open Banking and Cloud sectors in the UK and Europe – and suggest how to avoid them.

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The Tesco Three – What went wrong? What lessons can we learn?

The Tesco Three – What went wrong? What lessons can we learn?

By and | 12 Feb 2019

We first became aware of problems at Tesco Plc (Tesco) and its subsidiary Tesco Stores Limited (Tesco Stores), on 22 September 2014 when Tesco announced that it had overstated its expected profits for the half year to 23 August 2014 by an estimated £250m.

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Companies house to carry out extra checks on incorporation applications

Companies house to carry out extra checks on incorporation applications

By and | 09 Jan 2019

It is known that the process of incorporation of a corporate body in the UK is quick and fairly straightforward. However, from 12 December 2018 Companies House will have to carry out extra checks on applications to register corporate bodies to ascertain that they are compliant with the United Nations (UN) financial sanctions.

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Litigation privilege in the context of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) – an analysis of the High Court's treatment of litigation privilege issues in ENRC and the consequent Court of Appeal judgment

By and | 24 Oct 2018

There was relief at the rejection of the High Court's judgment especially in relation to the ruling that litigation privilege can attach to internal investigation reports and their underlying documents.

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Dirty laundry: Do British businesses risk being tarnished by new EU anti-money laundering rules post-Brexit?

Dirty laundry: Do British businesses risk being tarnished by new EU anti-money laundering rules post-Brexit?

By and | 05 Oct 2018

Fieldfisher corporate crime partner Francesca Titus and corporate crime associate Elliott Kenton discuss how moves to tighten up EU AML legislation could side-line UK companies.

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How effective is the Bribery Act?: Fieldfisher submits evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee

By and | 26 Jul 2018

Seven years after the Bribery Act 2010 ("Act") came into force a House of Lords select committee (HLSC) has been tasked with examining its effectiveness and impact, in particular on small medium enterprises (SMEs).

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Government publishes guidance to corporate tax evasion offences

Government publishes guidance to corporate tax evasion offences

By , and | 07 Sep 2017

Today the Government has published guidance for the corporate tax evasion offences which come into force on 30 September

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SFO announces charges in Barclays Qatar capital raising case

SFO announces charges in Barclays Qatar capital raising case

By and | 20 Jun 2017

The Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") announced today that Barclays and four former senior executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance.