Crime, Fraud & Investigations


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  • Emirates Law Business and Practice: Fighting bribery and corruption


    Submitted: 21 August 2017

    Muneer Khan and Samir Safar-Aly consider the UAE’s Federal anti-bribery and corruption laws, the organisations that enforce them and insights into developments in the US and UK.

  • Further AML/CTF obligations relating to Qatar in the UAE Restricted access


    Submitted: 08 August 2017

    On 06 August 2017, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (the DFSA) issued a "Dear SEO" letter (issued pursuant to the DIFC Regulatory Law 2004 (as amended)) notifying all DFSA Authorised Firms and Relevant Persons of existing and updated AML/CTF obligations relating to Qatar.

  • AIG OFAC enforcement decision: Lessons in self-disclosure and cooperation


    Submitted: 07 August 2017

    The recent AIG OFAC Enforcement Notice (the AIG Notice) provides valuable insight into areas that international insurance and financial services organisations should be mindful of from a sanctions-risk mitigation perspective. The AIG Notice also presents some valuable lessons, in light of OFAC’s Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines on some of the potential benefits of self-disclosure and co-operation.

  • Sapin II – The CNIL gives its view on the whistleblowing systems


    Submitted: 02 August 2017

    Difficulties with the whistleblowing provisions of Sapin II have been addressed by the National Commission of Informatics and Liberties.

  • Sapin II – La CNIL se prononce sur le dispositif d'alerte professionnelle


    Submitted: 02 August 2017

    La Délibération n° 2017-191 du 22 juin 2017 portant modification de la Délibération n° 2005-305 du 08 décembre 2005 portant autorisation unique de traitements automatisés de données à caractère personnel mis en œuvre dans le cadre de dispositifs d'alerte professionnelle (AU-004) a été publiée le 25 juillet 2017.

  • Legal Headwinds: Asia - Quarterly Report - Q3 2017 Restricted access


    Submitted: 02 August 2017

    The Q3 2017 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to financial institutions operating in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • UK Bribery Act


    Last Reviewed: 29 July 2017 / Submitted: 03 January 2011

    This resource brings together articles, podcasts and seminar materials that provide guidance for those wanting to know what this legislation means for their business.

  • Silence and fraudulent misrepresentation: Alacran vs. Broadley


    Submitted: 24 July 2017

    Can silence amount to a fraudulent misrepresentation? A commentary on the recent Singapore High Court judgment of Alacran Design Pte Ltd v Broadley Construction Pte Ltd.

  • Podcast 609: Anti-money laundering in Hong Kong

    Video Podcast

    Submitted: 21 July 2017

    Simmons & Simmons supervising associate Kane Mak talks to Cynthianna Yau about the Hong Kong government’s proposed changes to the anti-money laundering legislations and the companies ordinance.

  • Whistleblowing: the pressure mounts: Changes to the whistleblowing framework


    Last Reviewed: 10 July 2017 / Submitted: 02 February 2015

    The UK Government is considering enhancing protection for whistleblowers via new legislation and non-statutory guidance.

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