Tag: Fraud

Proposed UK failure to prevent fraud offence: What do you need to do now?

The UK Government intends to introduce a new “failure to prevent fraud” offence as an amendment to its Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill. On 11 April 2023, the Home Office published a fact sheet and tabled an amendment to introduce the failure to prevent fraud offence, which is supported by the Serious Fraud Office … Continue Reading

Whistleblowers, fraud and corruption: What’s on the horizon?

Incentivising whisteblowers could be an easy first step for the Australian Government if it were to heed the call by the recent Senate Economics References Committee for a more pro-active approach to fraud.  Currently, Australia has no incentivised whistleblower programs. The prospect of a reward for whistleblowers would see a sharp rise in the number … Continue Reading