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Acquisitions and disposals by listed companies

Companies listing on a stock exchange are subject to a number of continuing obligations. One area where such obligations apply are significant corporate transactions such as acquisitions, disposals and reverse takeovers. This publication summarises the main legal and regulatory issues a listed company needs to consider when contemplating a significant corporate transaction, whether its shares are traded on AIM or it has a premium or standard listing on the Official List.

Anti-money laundering

An introduction for businesses and their employees on how to avoid becoming inadvertently involved in money laundering or terrorist financing. Concentrates largely on the anti-money laundering (AML) regime applicable in the UK, but also provides an introduction to some of the key concepts of the counter-terrorist financing (CTF) regime, which often overlap.

Audit and accountancy pitfalls

A casebook of professional negligence claims against auditors and accountants. Written as a practical reference for accountancy practitioners and their advisors, the authors provide a set of real life case studies showing the professional challenges facing all accountants and auditors. Practical guidance on how to manage these situations effectively is offered. Includes claims against auditors for failing to detect fraud, other claims against auditors, claims against accountants, tax related claims and disciplinary actions against accountants

Bribery Act, The

This guide provides an overview of the offences in the UK relating to bribery, corruption, the Fraud Act and money laundering. It also includes steps that can be taken to minimise the risk of criminal liability being attributed to corporate entities for such offences.

Called to account

Describes fourteen financial frauds that have influenced the American public accounting profession and directly led to the development of accounting standards and legislation as practiced in the US today.

Charity law and governance: a practical guide

Guidance on the legal and regulatory framework within which both registered and unregistered charities in England and Wales operate. This title looks at the meaning of governance in the charity sector and the link between law, good governance and the role of trustees in the stewardship of charitable funds and assets. Title has been revised to cover the latest developments in charity law and governance, including the 2015 Charities SORP and The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016.

Company secretary's desktop guide (6th edition)

A comprehensive guide to the complex legislation and procedures governing all aspects of the Company Secretary’s role, including the provisions of the Companies Act 2006.

Detecting accounting fraud before it's too late

This book is a comprehensive guide to detecting accounting fraud for auditors investigating accounting fraud and analysts/managers seeking to prevent it. A wide variety of warning signs are described, as are several techniques for detecting and addressing fraud. Understand the motivations and warning signs behind accounting fraud

Dictionary of law

The dictionary covers criminal, civil, commercial and international law, as well as interactions with police and legal advisers, and the procedures of the courts, prisons, and wider legal system.

Dictionary of the European Union

The dictionary explains the terminology surrounding the EU and outlines the roles and significance of the institutions, member countries, programmes and policies, and European law. It spells out acronyms and abbreviations and is fully cross-referenced.

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