In recent years, it has not been unusual to see, on a daily basis, a news report where a business has been either the victim, or the perpetrator, of crime. The financial services, engineering, mining and pharmaceutical sectors have all been the subject of high profile investigations which, in some cases, have resulted in multimillion pound fines. So what are the danger areas, and what should a company do if they suspect criminal activity within their business?

Originally published in the August 2015 edition of Lawyer Monthly

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