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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

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

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

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

FCA fines Rabobank for LIBOR failings

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 1 2013

FCA has fined Coöperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A. (Rabobank) £105 million for serious, prolonged and widespread misconduct

Going inside for insider trading

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 11 2014

It is always assumed that sentences in the US for any crime are significantly higher than they are in the UK, but nowhere is this more starkly

Record sentence handed down in Sanders insider dealing case

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2012

On 19 June 2012 Mr. Justice Simon at Southwark Crown Court sentenced James Sanders, a director of the former UK brokerage firm Blue Index, to four years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to 10 counts of insider dealing

Financial litigation roundup - Summer 2014

  • RPC
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the German financial markets regulator, BaFin, are currently investigating manipulation of the “London gold

SEC issues alert on Bitcoin investments

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 20 2014

On May 7, 2014 the Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy issued an Investor Alert regarding potential

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