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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. 

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November 2016

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.

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November 2016

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.

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October 2016

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.

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October 2016

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.

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October 2016

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.

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October 2016

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.

Catastrophe Response

October 2016

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.

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September 2016

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.

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