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International quarterly - issue 10, 2014

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • Australia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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  • November 3 2014

Termination is a serious step and is never one to be taken lightly. It is important that determination provisions are followed precisely. If a

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer 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

Using disclosed documents in other proceedings: Tchenguiz appeal dismissed

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2014

On 31 October 2014, the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by Robert Tchenguiz (RT) to overturn an earlier decision of the Commercial Court

Moore Stephens (a firm) v Stone & Rolls Ltd (in liquidation)

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 10 2009

Stone & Rolls Ltd (S&R) had been used as a vehicle for defrauding banks by a Mr Stojevic, who was the “sole directing mind and will and the beneficial owner of S&R”

Principal's right to recover a bribe paid to a fiduciary proprietary or personal?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2011

The Privy Council decision of Attorney-General for Hong Kong v Reid 1994 1 AC 324 has generally been taken to hold that a principal has a proprietary right to a bribe paid to a fiduciary

Alstom corruption charges receive initial review by English criminal court

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2014

On 9 September 2014, an English magistrates' court reviewed the charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") against Alstom Network UK Ltd

Bribes and secret commissions: Supreme Court clarifies the principalagent relationship

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 28 2014

The Supreme Court in FHR European Ventures LLP ("FHR") and others v Cedar Capital Partners LLC ("Cedar") (2014) considers some 200 years of

Recent English briberycorruption cases

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2014

Three recent cases in the UK courts have clarified some important issues relating to corruption and bribery. Two cases are important from

Anticorruption developments - 30092014

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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  • China, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

On Friday, September 19, 2014, GSK China Investment Co. Ltd (GSKCI), the Chinese branch of the London-based GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK), was found