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Market abuse update April 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 16 2015

2014 was marked by record fines for benchmarkmManipulation globally, criminal prosecutions for insider trading and market manipulation, and the first

US Court says RICO statute has extraterritorial application

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • April 20 2015

Civil RICO claims are often brought by private litigants seeking treble damages for otherwise ordinary business disputes - garden-variety torts and

General counsel update - march 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement

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

Res judicata effect of a prior arbitration is to be determined by arbitrators, not the courts the Belco Rule can be hard to swallow

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 18 2013

In Citigroup, Inc. v Abu Dhabi Investment Authority 13 Civ. 6073 (PKC), the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY

UK Supreme Court refuses to enforce US judgment made in insolvency proceedings against English resident defendants

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 1 2012

In Rubin v Eurofinance SA 2012 UKSC 46, the Supreme Court (by a majority of 4 to 1) reversed the Court of Appeal’s unanimous decision and held that the English court would not enforce a judgment made by the New York court in insolvency proceedings to which the defendant did not submit

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

US District Court considers attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine in internal investigations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 12 2015

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted a motion to compel the production of documents gathered during an

Multinationals’ risks of being subject to court proceedings in their home jurisdictions for acts committed overseas- EU versus US position

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 5 2015

The recent settlement of claims brought by Nigerian fishermen in the English courts against the oil company Shell serves as a reminder that

High Court orders disclosure despite risk of prosecution for criminal contempt under US law

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 23 2015

The High Court has ordered a party to litigation to allow the inspection of an attachment to a Deferred Prosecution Agreement entered into with the US