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Cross-border investigations update

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • China, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The inaugural edition of Cross-Border Investigations Update includes an overview of enforcement trends, including the increasing cooperation between U

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

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

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

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

Agents, bribes and remedies where are we now?

  • Radcliffe Chambers
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2013

In FHR European Ventures LLP v Mankarious 2013 EWCA Civ 17, 2013 3 All ER 29 the Court of Appeal seems to have gone out of its way to distinguish

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

Conviction of Innospec directors upheld

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2014

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales (the Court) has upheld the convictions of two former directors of Innospec Limited (Innospec), Miltiades

Tackling insider dealing, and achieving credible deterrence: FSA fines IT technician

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 7 2008

The FSA has fined John Shevlin, an IT technician, £85,000 for trading a contract for difference (CFD) referenced to the share price of the Body Shop International plc (the Body Shop) on the basis of inside information

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