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Financial litigation roundup - Autumn 2014

  • RPC
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  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2014

The High Court found that the defendants, Barclays and Tricorona, had misused the claimant, CF Partners’, confidential information and awarded

Recent developments in successor liability under the FCPA and UK Bribery Act

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 4 2014

On November 7, 2014, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) Opinion Procedure Release 14-02 (the “DOJ

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

Understanding forex manipulation

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

This week in securities litigation (week ending April 4, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 3 2014

High speed trading and insider trading were key topics this week. Author Michael Lewis released a new book on high speed trading and, in an interview

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

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

Raft of serious Arch Cru notices

  • Mishcon de Reya
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2013

The FSA has published Decision Notices in respect of Arch Financial Products (AFP), its chief executive Robin Farrell and its senior partner and

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