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Shah v HSBC

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 15 2011

The Court of Appeal in the latest instalment of this long running dispute found that the identity of employees making money laundering reports can be redacted when disclosing documents in litigation

Syrian sanctions regime

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Syria, United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2011

Following the recent unrest in Syria, the EU has this week imposed new sanctions on the Syrian regime, including an arms embargo, the freezing of funds and economic resources, and a travel ban on certain persons said to be responsible for the repression of the civilian population of Syria

Pension trustees charged in connection with £52 million fraud

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

The SFO has announced that two former GP Noble trustees have been charged with fraud and abuse of their positions in connection with the alleged theft of £52 million of pension assets from nine occupational pension schemes

MOJ publishes UK Foreign Bribery Strategy

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

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published the Government's Foreign Bribery Strategy (FBS

Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 4 2012

The SEC has secured a substantial settlement from three men involved in an insider trading case brought against a corporate lawyer, a middle man and a Wall Street trader

JMLSG publishes final amendments to its guidance on prevention of money launderingcombating terrorist financing

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

The Joint Money Laundering Steering Committee Group (JMLSG) has published the final amendments to Part I and Part II of its guidance on "Prevention of money launderingcombating terrorist financing: Guidance for the UK financial sector", following a review of the proposed amendments to Part I in August and Part II in September 2009

Fraud, bribery and corruption

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 4 2012

David Green CB QC has started his role as the new Director of the SFO

Deferred prosecution agreements

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 15 2011

The SFO and Attorney General are conducting an informal consultation on US style deferred prosecution agreements

SFO to investigate Kaupthing hf

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

On 16 December 2009, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced that it will commence an investigation into suspected fraud offences committed in the UK by Icelandic bank, Kaupthing hf

FSA finalises new framework for financial penalty-setting

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

The FSA has published a Policy Statement (PS104) entitled: "Enforcement financial penalties - feedback on CP0919"