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Court of Appeal confirms account of profits available as remedy for dishonest assistance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

Some, if not quite born trustees, are appointed as such at the outset of a trust. Some achieve trusteeship at some later stage. And some have some

Corporate Crime Update - June 2014 - United Kingdom and Europe

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2014

New laws announced in the Queen's Speech revealed the British Government's intention to fight corruption by establishing a register of company

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

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • 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

Market abuse: when is disclosure not in the proper course of employment, profession or duties?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 16 2012

On 3 April 2012, the FSA published a notice recording its decision to fine Mr Hannam, a senior banker and an approved person, £450,000 for disclosing inside information to third parties on two separate occasions

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

R v Innospec Limited - Serious Fraud Office judicially criticised over Innospec global settlement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2010

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

Market abuse update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 17 2011

Since our last update in April, there have been some significant milestones in the FSA's fight against market abuse

UK FCA consults on change to rules requiring reporting of suspicious transactions (market abuse)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 18 2013

Tucked away in chapter 4 of Quarterly Consultation No.2 is the FCA's proposal to clarify the requirement for firms to submit suspicious transaction

Tackling insider dealing, and achieving credible deterrence: FSA fines IT technician

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 7 2008

The FSA has fined John Shevlin, an IT technician, £85,000 for trading a contract for difference (CFD) referenced to the share price of the Body Shop International plc (the Body Shop) on the basis of inside information