The Government has recently published guidance on compensation orders which will be of interest to directors and practitioners.
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Transparency International (TI) recently published its ‘People and Corruption: Latin America and the Caribbean‘ report as part of its Global Corruption Barometer series. When conducting the research, TI surveyed 22,302 people across 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, with particular focus on their perceptions and experiences of corruption. The results of the survey… Read more
The Insolvency Service has recently announced its intention to begin disqualification proceedings in the High Court against the former directors of Kids Company. The decision is a reminder for all directors to keep in mind recent changes in the director disqualification regime in England and Wales under the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015…. Read more
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has recently published its Annual Report for 2016/17 which identified that for this period the SFO opened 12 new criminal investigations, concluded 16 prosecutions and brought charges against 25 companies and eight individuals. On the back of its success using a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with Standard Bank last year,… Read more