Further Fraud Lessons

Following on from the Mishcon case, I have been thinking about how purchasers’ solicitors can protect themselves against the fraudulent seller (who may well have conned his own solicitors too).   I think that undertakings are useless, and passing the money to a...

Watch out

Watch out – there’s a mystery shopper about One matter which suddenly seems to be all the rage is mystery shopping. There is a lot of it about – some firms do it. Some firms engage others to do it on themselves or their competitors. Some organisations do it...

How many Regulators do we need?

The LSB is currently undertaking a review of the various Regulators in the market – SRA, BSB, CLC, ICAEW, ICAS – in order to determine whether appropriate standards are being observed. For a decade now we have had ‘competition between Regulators’, something which...