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Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 10 2012

The Wheatley Review of LIBOR, which was commissioned by HM Treasury to review the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate, has issued its final report

SFO investigations, bribery and corruption

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 5 2012

The SFO has announced that Paul Jennings, former CEO of Innospec Ltd, has pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to corrupt Iraqi public officials and other agents of the Iraqi Government

Corporate crime update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 15 2012

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published a consultation on proposals to introduce a new enforcement tool: Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPA

Shah v HSBC: High Court clarifies bank's duties to customers when making SARs

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2012

The High Court has clarified the extent to which banks are required to disclose information to their customers about whom they have made money laundering disclosures or have obligations to such customers which could expose them to liability in the event that the banks' money laundering disclosures causes loss to those customers

Gale and Another v SOCA (2011)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 15 2011

In civil recovery proceedings, the Court was permitted to adopt a civil standard of proof (on the balance of probabilities) as opposed to adopting the criminal standard (beyond reasonable doubt

Shah v HSBC: Court of Appeal rules that identity of employees making money laundering reports can be redacted when disclosing documents in litigation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2011

This ruling is the latest development in the ongoing Shah v HSBC saga, proceedings brought by Mr Shah and his wife, two Zimbabwean-based customers of HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited ("HSBC"), for losses allegedly caused as a result of delays whilst HSBC's requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 ("POCA") were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency ("SOCA"

Nigel Thorne required to repay payments made to his family

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 3 2010

On 28 May 2010, Southwark Crown Court ordered Nigel Thorne to pay £198,090

R v Innospec Limited SFO judicially criticised over Innospec global settlement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 13 2010

On 26 March 2010, Lord Justice Thomas handed down a sentencing judgment for Innospec Limited, which had pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to corrupt

High Court grants injunction against BAE settlement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 10 2010

In February 2010, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the US Department of Justice (DoJ) both announced details of settlements with BAE Systems plc (BAE) in a groundbreaking global agreement

Parliament introduces emergency legislation following Supreme Court ruling

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2010

On 27 January 2010, the Supreme Court delivered its judgment in the case of HM Treasury v Ahmed and Others