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Global Market Abuse News - Spring 2015

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 24 2015

In February 2015, the Court of First Instance ordered that China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Limited (CMR) be wound up in the public interest. This is

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

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

Anticorruption developments - 3315

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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  • Canada, Libya, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 3 2015

On February 25, 2015, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company reached a settlement with the SEC to resolve foreign corruption charges related to tire

UK legal highlights: 2014 and beyond

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2014

The EU has published a Directive (201456EU) and a Regulation ((EU) 5372014) reforming the rules governing the statutory audit market. The

Global anti-corruption insights - Winter 2015

  • Arnold & Porter LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 27 2015

The Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission continued their focus on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in 2014, resolving

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

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

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

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