Tag: Fraud

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APPG complaint to SRA against Lloyds’ legal advisers Herbert Smith Freehills in HBOS review scheme

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (“APPG”) have submitted a lengthy complaint to the SRA against Herbert Smith Freehills, legal advisers to Lloyds Banking Group during the lender’s compensation review scheme in relation to fraud at HBOS. The scheme is due to reopen following Sir Ross Cranston’s report that Lloyds’ original customer review had ‘serious shortcomings’.

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White Collar Crime Update: “Making and Accepting a Financial Advantage” under the Bribery Act 2010

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has brought the first set of charges under the Bribery Act 2010 against a UK company allegedly involved in a £23 million bio-fuel investment fraud.…

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RBS v Highland Financial Partners: Culture of denial at RBS?

In a recent unanimous judgment of the Court of Appeal in the case of RBS v Highland Financial Partners [2013] EWCA Civ 328, it was held that RBS…