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Understanding forex manipulation

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 14 2014

Following on the heels of the LIBOR manipulation scandal, the latest allegation levelled at the banks is that they conspired to manipulate foreign

Wall crossings and insider dealing Financial Services Authority levies the second highest ever fine against Greenlight Capital hedge fund trader David Einhorn

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 1 2012

On 12 January 2012, the Financial Services Authority ("FSA") levied its second highest ever fine of £3,638,000 against US hedge fund trader David Einhorn and a fine of £3,650,795 against Greenlight Capital Inc for market abuse

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

A step closer to clarifying the whistleblowing problem?

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

Last week the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR) published a consultation paper on the fairness and effectiveness of the fixed income, foreign

Financial Regulatory Developments 17 October - Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 17 2014

FCA has banned the managing and finance directors of Pritchard Stockbrokers Limited for client money failings. The firm was censured. FCA would have

Cross-border investigations update

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • China, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The inaugural edition of Cross-Border Investigations Update includes an overview of enforcement trends, including the increasing cooperation between U

FSA fines and bans manager for mismarking trading positions to hide losses

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 1 2009

On April 29, the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) published the Final Notice issued to Mr. Loic Montserret, a former manager with BlueCrest Capital Management Limited (BlueCrest

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

Wall-crossing in Hong Kong: risk management issues

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2012

In the UK, there has recently been significant media coverage of market abuse in the context of “wall-crossing”, the process by which a securities offering is selectively pre-marketed to potential investors before the deal is publicly announced

FSA bans and fines trader for unauthorized “pre-hedging”

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2009

The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) announced on May 26 that it had banned and fined trader Nilesh Shroff for deliberately disadvantaging his customers on seven occasions between June and October 2007 by partially "pre-hedging" program trades without the clients’ consent