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Explainer: The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act received Royal Assent on 26th October 2023 and introduces “world leading powers” in combating criminal groups and others […]

Business fraud – the forensic accounting challenge

November 7, 2023

The scale of business fraud in the UK Research into business fraud between 2018 and 2020, published belatedly in May 2023 by the Home Office […]

November economic and business overview

November 1, 2023

The economy is wallowing but fraudsters are busy The signs of an embattled economy are everywhere to be seen, despite the ongoing debate about whether […]

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill

Having successfully navigated its way through the Commons, The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill is now passing through the Committee stage in the House […]

Using third party litigation funding

Traditionally, the prospect of taking a claim or a counterclaim into the dark world of commercial litigation and possibly into the courtroom is one of […]

Why litigation funding can be the answer to a business litigant’s prayers

Getting involved in commercial litigation is every business’s worst nightmare. Whichever side of a dispute you are on, there is so much more at stake […]

Why use a forensic accountant for business interruption claims?

July 14, 2021

If your business has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, you’ll be all too aware of the concerns surrounding business interruption insurance claims, the policies […]

Contentious Insolvency specialist joins Opus

Throughout the pandemic, most businesses have been able to ride the storm due to support through the Government’s various emergency financial and legislative measures. As […]

Internal fraud: the ever-present threat to businesses

September 24, 2020

Fraud in the workplace Fraud is never far from the headlines. A little while ago, Patisserie Valerie collapsed into Administration after it was found to […]