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By Tim Smith
To protect against fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing, the finance industry obtain key customer details known as Customer Due Diligence (CDD) before engaging in business.
By Baker & Partners
At a Breakfast Briefing Event this week, entitled ‘Walking The Tightrope', Baker and Partners provided guidance on current regulatory ‘Hot Topics' to Jersey's compliance industry.
By Baker & Partners
The High Court has recently restricted the ability to rely on privilege. Although SFO -v- ENRC is an English authority, Jersey generally follows English principles of privilege.
By Simon Thomas
On 27 April 2017 the latest UK government measure designed to combat offshore tax evasion received Royal Assent. It will shortly be a criminal offence for an institution to fail to prevent...
By James Sheedy
On the 15th May 2017, the Chancery Division of the English High Court in O'Keef & Anor v Caner & Ors [2017] EWHC 1105 (Ch) held, as a matter of fact, that the appropriate prescription period...
By Charles Sorensen
The decision of the Royal Court in Hong Kong Foods Limited and Another v Robin Hood Curry Limited and Another has brought much needed clarity to the law on misrepresentation...
By Baker & Partners
qualified English Solicitor, Lynne brings over 25 years of practical law expertise covering a wide range of disciplines including litigation and regulatory compliance, areas in which Baker & Partners specialises.
By Baker & Partners
Baker & Partners invited members of Jersey's financial services industry to discover the implications of the newly passed Criminal Finances Act 2017 at a Breakfast Briefing Event - Prevention Better Than a Cure? with Advocate Simon Thomas on 11th May 2017.
By Baker & Partners
The FCA has won a crucial legal victory after the Supreme Court ruled that it had not wrongfully identified a former senior banker at JP Morgan blamed for the American Bank's "London Whale" trading scandal.
By Stephen Baker, William Redgrave, Simon Thomas, Charles Sorensen, James Sheedy
Investigating and pursuing serious and complex fraud claims is about staying ahead of the game. Most serious frauds will have an international element, whether in the substantive action or in asset recovery.
By Baker & Partners
This is an area of the law dominated by rebuttable presumptions and there are few, if any, hard and fast rules.
By Stephen Baker
Advocate Stephen Baker, Senior Partner, has again contributed to the highly regarded Asset Tracing & Recovery Review, published by Law Business Research.
By Baker & Partners
The risks posed by ‘traditional' forms of fraud (undertaken by dishonest employees or directors diverting funds from client accounts) will always be of concern to financial services businesses.
By Ed Shorrock
Insurance is not a topic which sets the world on fire, but it is one of the most important areas for Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) to pay attention to.
By Stephen Baker, Cyril Whelan
What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?