Richard Furlong

year of call :

1994

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Fraud and Financial Crime

R v SW – Instructed on behalf of senior business executive charged in relation to major intercontinental corruption investigation by SFO relating to Unaoil.

R v DPG – High profile prosecution in relation to unlawful lending and breaches of the Financial Services and Markets Act brought by Financial Conduct Authority.

R v HE – Multi-million pound international boiler room conspiracy prosecuted by Financial Conduct Authority.

R v DC – Defending allegations of VAT cheat and Companies Act offences brought by HMRC and Trading Standards relating to the supply of diesel, biodiesel and kerosene in Sussex. Ongoing.

R v NM – Defending in high profile 12 handed allegation of conspiracy to defraud and rob vulnerable elderly people in their homes.

R v RC  - Defending in test case (first of more than 600 anticipated) brought by HMRC relating to participation by taxpayer in contracts for difference capital gains tax scheme. Defendant acquitted on application to dismiss.

R v MA & others – Alleged conspiracy to defraud investors and HMRC in relation to self-invested personal pensions. High profile and technically complex allegations involving purported loss of up to £14m. Client acquitted on submission of no case.

In re X – Advising head of African division of international resources conglomerate in relation to fraud and corruption. SFO investigation. Pre-charge and ongoing.

R v JW – Leading junior in VHCC alleging the laundering of the proceeds of a multi-million pound bank theft. Client acquitted.