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Permission to use disclosed documents in foreign proceedings refused

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 5 2014

In the latest instalment in the long-running dispute between the Tchenguiz brothers and the Serious Fraud Office, the High Court considered the claimants' rights to use documents disclosed in English proceedings in concurrent proceedings in Guernsey

Offshore tax evasion: HMRC to consult on the introduction of new strict liability offence

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 29 2014

George Osborne has announced that the Government will consult on the introduction of a new strict liability criminal offence of failing to declare

Market manipulation: why you should give a Forex

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 24 2014

Allegations of manipulation in the Forex market have the potential to give rise to both regulatory fines and legal claims dwarfing those relating to

Freezing orders and disclosure obligations

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 28 2010

On August 24 2010 Justice Clarke handed down his judgment in JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov

Hong Kong: anti-money laundering and compliance

  • RPC
  • -
  • China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 25 2014

A recent announcement by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) that a securities dealer and asset management company has been publicly

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

LIBOR manipulation claim stumbles

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 5 2013

In Deutsche Bank AG v Unitech Global Limited 2013 EWHC 471 (Comm) Cooke J refused permission for the defendants to amend their defence and

Sent down under Ablyazov judicial fire

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 14 2012

One of the most dramatic court battles of the past couple of years, and certainly the most prolific in terms of rapid generation of judgments, is the set of proceedings between JSC BTA Bank (the Bank) and Mr Mukhtar Ablyazov and various of his associates and associated companies

Court finds HMRC’s entry and search unlawful

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 15 2014

In the recent judicial review case of R (on the application of Lees & Ors), the High Court held that the execution of search and seizure warrants

Can you lack integrity without being dishonest?

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 16 2011

An odd decision was published in a recent FSA Final Notice that found a firm and one of its individual accountants acted without integrity but not dishonestly