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Legal and regulatory

Legal services (such as advice on the legal aspects of tax and company law, and work on probate and succession) already comprise a significant element of accountancy work.

Business crime and misconduct

Guidance in the fight against crime and misconduct.

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Bribery and Corruption

Bribery and Corruption has long been perceived as a major obstacle for socio-economic development; distorting national and international economic relations.

Competition Law

The basic purpose of competition law is to ensure the fair operation of markets for goods and services. A key element in this involves ensuring that businesses do not collude with each other at the consumers' expense.

How secure are your purchasing systems?

Procurement fraud, committed during the process of acquiring goods or services, is a risk to any business, and can also have potentially damaging financial and reputational consequences.

Fraud

Fraud is usually taken to mean the gaining of an illicit advantage through deception and in particular the manipulation of financial information or accounting records. The word “fraud” has been used for many years in this context, but an exact internationally recognised definition is less easy to determine.

Fraud Advisory Panel

The Fraud Advisory Panel (the 'FAP') is a registered charity which works to raise awareness of the immense human, social and economic damage caused by fraud and to help individuals and organisations to develop effective processes to prevent it

The Importance of Anti Fraud Policies

Fraud costs UK companies around £3bn a year and with the current economic recession, the likelihood is that its cost and incidence will increase. Here Jonathan Fisher advises on what companies need to do to implement an effective 'anti-fraud' policy.

Company law

Selected developments in UK companies law of relevance to accountants.

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Company law

This page covers selected developments in UK companies legislation, prospective legislation and related matters of professional concern to accountants in practice, industry or commerce.

Money laundering

Global guidance on anti-money laundering law and practice.

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Background and representations

The history of the AML law and other requirements, and ICAEW's role in promoting its development in a way that is appropriate for the accountancy profession.

Other legal and regulatory

Law and regulation relevant to business and the work of accountants.

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Other legal and regulatory

ICAEW represents the accounting profession and our members in many aspects of law and regulation relevant to business and the work of accountants, as well as providing formal and formal guidance.

Pensions

Articles, reports and other resources that enable accountants in business to make a real difference to their organisations by providing them with practical information on the latest thinking in pensions.

Competition Law

The basic purpose of competition law is to ensure the fair operation of markets for goods and services. A key element in this involves ensuring that businesses do not collude with each other at the consumers' expense.

Forensic and expert witness

Practical information on the latest thinking in Forensic accounting.

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Events and training

Conferences, seminars and our newly launched Expert Witness training programme. ICAEW have teamed up with The Academy of Experts to bring you a series of training sessions aimed specifically at accountant expert witnesses.

Helpsheets

Practical and technical guidance, exclusive to Forensic and Expert Witness Group members.

Webinars

Access the recordings and slides from recent webinars on legal and regulatory issues.

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Library & Information Service

Handpicked resources on law cases, legislation and key legal topics.

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Law

Find links to legislation, updates on current legal topics, information on the legal services profession and useful resources covering finance and business law.

Pensions

Pensions resources from the Library & Information Service, including auto-enrolment.

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Pensions

The pensions landscape is going through a period of substantial change at present. Through our pension topic pages you can access a range of articles, books, reports and online resources to help you keep up with the latest developments.