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Contributor: Martin Shobbrook


Martin is a Partner in the Fraud Defence Group in the Dispute Resolution department. He specialises in civil fraud and takes on substantial cases for claimants and defendants alike. For claimants, his particular expertise lies in multi-jurisdictional asset-tracing enquiries involving overseas investigative authorities and for defendants he is most often engaged in high profile civil proceedings where the defendant is also under investigation by criminal, tax and other regulatory authorities.

Recent posts by Martin Shobbrook

  • Corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean

    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

  • 2017 ACFE Benchmarking Report – Investigating and Reacting to a Discovery of Fraud

    The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organisation, has recently published its annual In-House Fraud Investigation Teams Benchmarking report. The report is based on the findings from a survey of 1,485 participants from 104 countries across 22 industries. We outline and explore some of the findings below: The categories of fraud… Read more

  • Businesses must be more vigilant to insider threats

    The SANS Institute has recently released a report highlighting the dangers of insider threats for global organisations. The report focuses on the lack of safe guards in place in these organisations to prevent insider attacks. The results of the SANS insider threat survey showed that whilst 40% of respondents said malicious insiders would cause the… Read more

  • Online fraud continues to grow

    Fraud is now the most commonly experienced crime in England and Wales, with the majority of frauds taking place online. This is according to a new report published by the National Audit Office (NAO). The NAO reports that in the year ending 30 September 2016, fraud accounted for roughly 31% (3.6 million incidents) of all… Read more