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JSC Mezhdunarodniy Bank v Pugachev

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2015

A liquidator of a bank obtained a freezing order against the Russian defendant, in aid of Russian proceedings. One of the assets frozen by the order

Fraud watch Spring 2015

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 17 2015

Section 57 of the Act contains the much-awaited provision which places an obligation on judges to strike out a personal injury claim where there is a

Who owns a bribe: the bribed public official or the defrauded state?

  • Cooley LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 18 2015

A public official receives a bribe to award a contract. Does the bribe "belong" to the official or to the state that he or she represents? The answer

Suing bribing competitors for lost profits

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 18 2015

Companies are competing to win a contract. One pays a bribe to exclude its competitor from the bidding process, or to win the contract. If caught, it

Other news - 10.03.2015

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 10 2015

Our employment team have produced a summary of a FCA and PRA consultation paper on how they propose whistleblowing issues are going to be handled in

Tightening the noose: seeking information in support of freezing injunctions

  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 16 2015

The Court of Appeal in JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank V Sergei Viktorovich Pugachev 2015 has required the former director of a failed

Using evidence obtained in criminal proceedings in a civil claim to recover the proceeds of corruption: a guidance note

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2013

There are a variety of mechanisms to recover stolen public funds and bribes, each with its own advantages and disadvantages and with the

Shah v HSBC: what duties do banks owe their customers when making SARs?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 24 2009

Earlier this year, the High Court considered a claim by a customer against his bank in relation to its failure to process transactions whilst requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA

Market abuse update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • 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

UK executives sentenced for bribing foreign government officials

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 2 2015

On February 12, two executives of Smith & Ouzman Limited, an English printing company, were sentenced for corruption offenses following a trial