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Court of Appeal confirms account of profits available as remedy for dishonest assistance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

Some, if not quite born trustees, are appointed as such at the outset of a trust. Some achieve trusteeship at some later stage. And some have some

Preservation of legal privilege in corporate investigations a cross border comparison

  • Dechert LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 11 2014

A D.C. Circuit decision (In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.) has confirmed privilege over employee statements during in-house investigations. Can the

Who owns a bribe?

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

The principal of the person who received it, according to a recent decision of the UK Supreme Court

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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

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

Deferred Prosecution Agreements: the US experience and the UK potential

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 14 2014

Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) have been used in the US for over 20 years. The UK has recently brought into force the laws allowing certain

Agents’ bribes and secret commissions: Supreme Court decides principals’ interests

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

On 16 July 2014, the Supreme Court provided clarity on the nature of a principal's entitlement to recovery of a secret commission or bribe received

Supreme Court decision: bribes and secret commissions of agents held on trust for principals

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

The Supreme Court in FHR European Ventures LLP and others (FHR) v Cedar Capital Partners LLC (Cedar) (16 July 2014) has overruled the Court of Appeal

H1 2014 UK banking litigation and financial services regulatory update

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 11 2014

In March 2014, the UK Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Barclays Bank Plc v Unicredit Bank AG 2014 EWCA Civ 302. The appeal concerned the

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