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Shah v HSBC: what duties do banks owe their customers when making SARs?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 24 2009

Earlier this year, the High Court considered a claim by a customer against his bank in relation to its failure to process transactions whilst requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA

Proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 would offer protection from civil liability to those reporting suspicions of money laundering

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 22 2015

Serious Crime Bill 2014 As some readers will be aware, the House of Commons is currently considering the Serious Crime Bill 2014 (the "Bill"), which

Market abuse update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, France, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 15 2014

The FCA has continued to build on the strong track record of civil and criminal enforcement action against abusive conduct and manipulation, notably

Proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 would offer protection from civil liability to those reporting suspicions of money laundering

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 22 2015

As some readers will be aware, the House of Commons is currently considering the Serious Crime Bill 2014 (the "Bill"), which proposes amendments to

Principal's right to recover a bribe paid to a fiduciary proprietary or personal?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2011

The Privy Council decision of Attorney-General for Hong Kong v Reid 1994 1 AC 324 has generally been taken to hold that a principal has a proprietary right to a bribe paid to a fiduciary

Anti-money laundering and anti-bribery systems and controls at asset management firms: FCA thematic review

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 1 2013

In October 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the much-anticipated report of its thematic review into anti-money laundering (AML

The FCA's financial crime priorities

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • August 16 2013

The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") recently published two documents which provide additional information about its current supervisory and

Series of speeches by Richard Alderman on the Bribery Act and its impact on foreign companies

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • April 15 2011

The SFO has published a series of speeches by Richard Alderman, which were given in Russia, Norway and Belgium

Shah v HSBC: Court of Appeal says fact of suspicions of money laundering can be tested at trial

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 12 2010

Last year, HSBC was successful in obtaining summary judgment on a claim brought by one of its customers, Mr Shah (and his wife

Sentencing Council Guideline in relation to fraud, bribery and money laundering offences comes into effect

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2014

The Definitive Guideline on Fraud, Bribery and Money Laundering, which includes specific guidelines for Corporate Offenders, takes effect for all