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TI publishes papers on the Bribery Bill

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2010

Transparency International (TI) UK has published a paper entitled "Bribery Bill second reading - TI UK supports the Government's Bribery Bill as drafted and urges Parliament to enact it before the general election"

MoJ announces timetable for implementation of the Bribery Act 2010

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 20 2010

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has today announced the timetable for implementation of the Bribery Act 2010 and the production of guidance as to what are adequate procedures under the new corporate offence

FATF publishes report on the money laundering vulnerabilities of free trade zones

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • April 13 2010

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published a report entitled "Money Laundering Vulnerabilities of Free Trade Zones"

Parliament discusses EU Sub-Committee's report on money laundering and financing of terrorism

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 6 2010

On 7 December 2009, Members of the House of Lords discussed the EU Sub-Committee on Home Affairs' report on money laundering and the financing of terrorism, following a request from the committee calling on the government to investigate how piracy and laundering the proceeds of crime contribute to the financing of terrorism

Shah and anor v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2010 EWCA Civ 31

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 16 2010

In December 2009, Hamblen J gave a summary judgment in the case of Shah and Another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited against Mr Shah (and his wife

Directors of ALSTOM arrested in corruption investigation following raids on nine properties

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 13 2010

The SFO has announced that three board members of ALSTOM have been arrested on suspicion of bribery and corruption, conspiracy to pay bribes, money laundering and false accounting

Four charged in MoD contracts "corruption" case

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 10 2010

Four individuals have been charged following the SFO's investigation into the conduct of a number of Ministry of Defence (MoD) employees and independent contractors involved in the provision and maintenance of MoD buildings in Northern Ireland

R v Innospec Limited SFO judicially criticised over Innospec global settlement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 13 2010

On 26 March 2010, Lord Justice Thomas handed down a sentencing judgment for Innospec Limited, which had pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to corrupt

FSA returns £270,000 to victims of share fraud

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 10 2010

The FSA has recovered approximately £270,000 as a result of action taken against companies involved in a share fraud

Bribery Bill - latest news

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2010

The Bribery Bill has completed its passage through the House of Lords and will pass now to be considered by the House of Commons