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RGL assists insurance, legal and corporate clients around the world every day. Take a moment to discover the latest about how we have been applying our leadership in forensic accounting and advisory services to create clarity out of complexity and inform decision making.
New Rules for the Taxation of Dividends – what does it mean for Income Protection Claims?
In April 2016 new rules were introduced regarding the taxation of dividends and the notional ‘Dividend Tax Credit’ was abolished. While the new system is much simpler and more akin to the taxation of other incomes, the below demonstrates how it could lead to individuals manipulating how they extract income from their companies to minimise their tax liability, which could, in turn, impact the assessment of pre- and post-incapacity earnings for the purposes of assessing an income protection claim.
Diary of a forensic accountant: Part 3
On a typical day, there is a wide variety of different tasks to be completed, from preparing calculations to writing reports to attending meetings, interacting with owners of a range of businesses, senior claims professionals from the insurance industry and various representatives from the legal profession.
Q&A: When management hanky-panky is suspected, should a board hire a forensic auditor?
In the Los Angeles Times, Hank Kahrs takes on a question about potential mismanagement of a board's finances.
Booming or Busting: Samsung's Trouble with Quality
Since its launch in August, Samsung’s rollout and subsequent recalls of the Note 7 have been severely affected by quality and safety issues as a result of the lithium-ion batteries overheating, and in some reported incidents, even catching fire.
Anti-Bribery Compliance Gets Global Standard
In the Wall Street Journal's Risk & Compliance Journal, Bert Lacativo comments on the first-ever global standard for anti-bribery compliance programs.
Diary of a forensic accountant: Part 2
The second in a series on the life of a forensic accountant, which explores HS2 and dealing with compulsory purchase orders.
Hurricane Matthew | RGL CAT Response
In the wake of Hurricane Matthew’s catastrophic devastation in the Caribbean and in anticipation of its impacts across the Southeastern coast of the United States, RGL has activated its Catastrophe Response Team.
Forensic firm opens in Germany to help manage risk and claims
Commercial Risk Europe spoke with Christian Skodczinski about the opening of RGL's first office in mainland Europe.