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New corruption convictions in the UK and the USA

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 14 2015

Following our Briefing of 19 December 2014, which focussed on the UK Government's new Anti-Corruption Plan and the conviction of two individuals in

Fiduciary duty in the UKSC: bribe held on trust by agent for principal

  • Joseph Hage Aaronson
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2015

A bribe or secret commission received by an agent in breach of his fiduciary duty to his principal is held on trust for his principal. The principal

HMRC dishonesty allegation "seriously flawed"

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 14 2015

The First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) ("FTT") has ruled, in Citibank NA v Revenue and Customs Commissioners, that HMRC's pleadings were "seriously

Anticorruption developments - 31072014

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 31 2014

Mark A. Jackson, Noble Corp. CEO, and James J. Ruehlen, Director of Noble's Nigerian subsidiary, Noble Drilling (Nigeria), Ltd., settled SEC charges

SFO - ready to strike tigers as well as flies?

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2015

December 2014 was a stellar month for the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which secured two significant sets of convictions - including its first

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

"Banged up" - imprisonment for breach of competition law in the UK now a reality

  • Cobbetts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 18 2008

After some years of talking about the possibility of imprisonment in the UK for competition law infringement, it has finally happened

JSC Mezhdunarodniy Bank v Pugachev

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2015

The respondent sought the discharge of a freezing order against him. Various issues were considered in the case, including the following: Can hearsay

Injunctions: hearsay evidence and dissipation risk considered

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 14 2015

In (1) JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank (2) State Corporation "Deposit Insurance Agency" v Sergei Pugachev, in relation to an application to

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