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Contentious business update - Spring 2015

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2015

Until recently, a view had begun to take root in legal and business circles that the Bribery Act 2010 would follow in the footsteps of similar

What the SFO is now doing right

  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 23 2015

Whisper it quietly, but it looks like the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) may have got its 'mojo' back. Indeed, last September, in a speech to the

UK company director jailed for bribing public officials in Africa

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2015

In order to win a contract worth £2.26m for making ballot papers, Smith and Ouzman Ltd, a printing firm based in Sussex, gave £395,074 in corrupt

The Bribery Act bites: convictions for foreign bribery as government publishes Anti-Corruption Plan

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 6 2015

In December 2014, the Serious Fraud Office (the SFO) secured landmark convictions in two separate cases: its first convictions against individuals

Boreh v Republic of Djibouti

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2015

The applicant applied to set aside a freezing injunction made against him on the basis that the claimant's legal representative deliberately or

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

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

International enforcement of English asset recovery judgments

  • Cooley LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 1 2015

Civil proceedings brought by the state or a state entity are one mechanism to recover the proceeds of corruption, or to claim compensation for corrupt

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
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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