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Corporate Crime Update - November 2014 - United KingdomEurope

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2014

HM Treasury has published an advisory notice on money laundering and terrorist financing controls in overseas jurisdictions. The notice has been

Three convicted in £23m green biofuel trial

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2014

Three individuals have been convicted following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into the promotion of unregulated pension and investment

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
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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

HMRC publish MLR 100 - money laundering regulation (MLR) application for registration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2011

The HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published an updated form MLR100 - Money Laundering Registration - Application for registration

Who 'owns' a bribe - the recipient or victim?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2011

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in Sinclair Investments (UK) Limited v Versailles Trading Finance Limited & Others (2011 EWCA Civ 347), firmly dismissing the appeal - and the defendants' cross appeal - from the judgment of Mr Justice Lewison of 30 June 2011

The FCA's financial crime priorities

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • 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

Tracing claims: court leaves the door open for the recognition of a discretionary remedial constructive trust

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2007

In London Allied Holdings Limited v Anthony Lee and ors, the claimant sought to assert proprietary claims over the proceeds of a £1million fraud perpetrated on it by the defendants, who had deceived the claimant into thinking that they were in a position to arrange for the claimant to purchase the Ritz Hotel

SFO brings first Bribery Act charges

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2013

The Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") had its first day in court in a Bribery Act prosecution on 24 September 2013, with three of four defendants

SOCA v David Gale, Teresa Mandy Gale David Kenneth Gale, June Patricia Peel Queen's Bench Division 2009 EWHC 1015 (QB)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 3 2009

The Serious Organised Crime Agency has brought civil recovery proceedings under Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2005 in relation to recoverable property owned by David Gale either in his own name or in the names of his former wife, his son and his mother