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Upper Tribunal decision spells out key lessons for issuers and their advisers

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 21 2014

Issuers are obliged to announce inside information relating to their securities as soon as possible. Before an announcement is made, issuers and

Eversheds' Spotlight - the global financial services disputes and investigations (FSDI) briefing - April 2014

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 17 2014

France has recently created a new role in the prosecution office, a Public Prosecutor specifically for financial offences with national jurisdiction

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • 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

BTA Bank ruling highlights important developments in cross-border fraud law

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 30 2012

Following an important Court of Appeal decision handed down this month in one of the biggest fraud cases ever to come before the English courts (JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov), the former chairman of BTA Bank, Mukhtar Ablyazov, is to be debarred from defending BTA's fraud claims, which have a combined value of more than US$6 billion

Money laundering: High Court confirms right to delay the execution of payment instructions and right to refuse to provide information regarding the delay

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 31 2012

In Jayesh Shah and another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd (2012) the High Court rejected the claim of Jayesh Shah and his wife Ms Shaleetha Mahabeer ("Shah") that the defendant, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd (the "Bank"), had acted improperly by refusing to follow payment instructions whilst awaiting consent from the Serious Organised Crime Agency ("SOCA") in respect of a Suspicious Activity Report ("SAR") and also found that the Bank had no obligation to provide information to its customers concerning its refusal to act on instructions

Shah -v- HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2012 EWHC 1283

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 29 2012

The English High Court has delivered judgment in the long-running dispute between HSBC Private Bank and a former customer of HSBC, Mr. Jayesh Shah

Recent developments in anti-corruption enforcement

  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2013

The most significant development of the end of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013 has been in the ongoing international criminal and regulatory

Three men jailed for money laundering offences

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 3 2014

On 23 May 2014, the owner of a London currency exchange and his two employees were sentenced at Southwark Crown Court for money laundering offences

Financial litigation roundup - Summer 2014

  • RPC
  • -
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 24 2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the German financial markets regulator, BaFin, are currently investigating manipulation of the “London gold

A welcome decision on money laundering

  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 27 2012

The long running litigation involving HSBC and Mr and Mrs Shah has culminated in a recent decision (Shah and another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd 2012