Fraud travels under many names: Corporate Crime, White Collar Crime, Authorised Push Payment, invoice fraud, phishing…
It can be internal, with a director or employee [betraying trust and harming from within…]. It can be external, with an unknown third party breaching security and ghosting emails. It can be sophisticated, it can be the most simple of tricks.
The results for most will be the same: you will want someone’s head on a stick, and you will want to track what has been stolen and recover your losses. You may have reputational risks to consider, and you may have more than one target to pursue: your own bank may have been negligent, and a receiving bank or party otherwise passing on your stolen funds may also have questions to answer.
The team is led by Euan Palmer, with more than 15 years of experience advising clients in the sector. We act for international companies on both sides of Operator/Contractor disputes arising out of drilling operations, and also Operator/Non-operator disputes arising out of transportation and asset sharing agreements, farm-ins, joint ventures, and other inter-operator agreements.
We can help when International and Cross Border with advice on breaches of obligations and misfeasance/financial impropriety