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Sentencing Council: fraud, bribery and money laundering corporate offenders definitive guideline

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2014

The Sentencing Council has published its definitive guideline on sentencing corporate offenders for fraud, bribery and money laundering offences

SFO: deferred prosecution agreements code of practice

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2014

On February 14, 2014, the Director of the Serious Fraud Office and the Director of Public Prosecutions published a joint Code of Practice (DPA Code

Court of Appeal sets out factors to be considered when setting fines for large corporate entities R v Sellafield Limited and R v Network Rail Infrastructure Limited 2014 EWCA Crim 49

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2014

On January 17, 2014, the Court of Appeal dismissed appeals by both Sellafield Limited (Sellafield) and Network Rail Infrastructure Limited (Network

CDSB - CDSB framework consultation draft: promoting and advancing the disclosure of environmental information

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2014

On February 17, 2014, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) published for consultation draft edition 2.0 of its new reporting framework

Twelve o’clock high: court upholds “tail-gunner” clause and awards success fee to former financial adviser

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 4 2010

In Seymour Pierce Limited v Grandtop International Holdings Limited 2010 EWHC 676 (QB) Mr Justice Eady upheld a "tail-gunner" clause in a financial adviser's engagement letter and awarded a success fee to the financial adviser after its former client completed a takeover of Birmingham City Football Club (with a different adviser) and even though its original retainer had been terminated

The Takeover Panel Consultation Paper 20102: review of certain aspects of the regulation of takeover bids

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 4 2010

On 1 June 2010, the Code Committee of the Takeover Panel published PCP 20102 as part of its review of certain aspects of the regulation of takeover bids

FRC: the UK Corporate Governance Code

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 28 2010

On 28 May 2010, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published the new UK Corporate Governance Code (formerly known as the Combined Code) which will apply to financial years commencing on or after 29 June 2010

FRC: revisions to the UK corporate Corporate Governance (formerly the Combined Code)

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 28 2010

On 28 May 2010, at the same time as publishing the new UK Corporate Governance Code (formerly known as the Combined Code) which will apply to financial years commencing on or after 29 June 2010, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published a report on its consultation on the Corporate Governance Code

The Takeover Panel: Panel Statement 201014 and Panel Statement 201015

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 28 2010

The Takeover Panel has issued a statement of public criticism of Kraft Foods Inc (Kraft) as a result of Kraft failing to meet the standards required under Rule 19.1 of the Takeover Code in connection with statements Kraft made about Cadbury’s Somerdale facility during its bid for Cadbury PLC (Cadbury

FSA Consultation Paper 1011: implementing aspects of the Financial Services Act 2010, including proposals on short selling

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2010

On 26 April 2010 the Financial Services Authority (FSA) published a consultation paper on the implementation of certain aspects of the Financial Services Act 2010