Tag Archives: Sarah Canning

FRC Practice Aid for Audit Committees – May 2015 update

For accountants, bankers and audit committees in general there is new guidance from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) which affects their audit responsibilities. These changes will also impact anyone who has audit and/or corporate governance responsibility within their organization or … Continue reading

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AML Update: Channel 4 exposes Estate Agents as facilitators for money laundering

The recent Channel 4 documentary “From Russia With Cash” has shown 5 London estate agents turn a blind eye to a potential money laundering scenario when presented with a corrupt foreign purchaser at a property viewing. The programme heightens the … Continue reading

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When even Expert Witnesses in a case can be dismissed from the courtroom

More often than not when we think of court rooms in conflict we think of that famous court room scene in a Few Good Men between Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise. Classic “Prosecutor versus the Accused” (American Style). However, in … Continue reading

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Warning: exaggerate your Claim and you could face cost consequences

It is important to value a claim accurately before taking your matter to court. It is essential because this vital step ensures that both parties base their pre-action and post-issue negotiations a factual position rather than the matter reach trial … Continue reading

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Court Fees increase 9 March 2015 – what the claim fees are now

The Ministry of Justice has increases it’s fees for money claims as from Monday, 9th March 2015. The fee increases were being challenged by The Law Society that cited that the proposals are tantamount to “selling justice” contrary to the principles … Continue reading

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