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FRAUD: The whole truth and anything but the truth

01 December 2017  

Andrew Beck and Gwendoline Davies take an overview of remedies for commercial fraud, deceit and bribery

Civil cases of fraud, deceit and bribery have hit the courts several times over recent months, revealing that there remains a murky side to some commercial dealings even in today’s highly regulated society. This article highlights some of the legal claims and remedies that can be available to help right such civil wrongs.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Derry v Peek [1889] UKHL 1

    Hussain v Mukhtar [2016] EWHC 424 (QB)

    JSC Bank of Moscow v Kekhman & ors [2015] EWHC 3073 (Comm)

    Lipkin Gorman v Karpnale Ltd [1989] 1 WLR 1340

    McEneaney & ors v Ulster Bank Ireland Ltd & anor [2015] EWHC 3173 (Comm)

    Takhar v Gracefield Developments Ltd & ors [2017] EWCA Civ 147

    Three Rivers District Council v Governor and Company of the Bank of England [2001] UKHL 16

    UBS AG (London Branch) v Kommunale Wasserwerke Leipzig GmbH [2017] EWCA Civ 1567