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On the horizon for 2013

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • January 17 2013

Our experts select the highlights likely to impact businesses in the UK generally, so you can check quickly

Review of 2009 and preview of 2010

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2010

The transition from 2009 to 2010 sees some significant legislative chapters closing, notably the Companies Act 2006, Rome I and II, the Banking Act 2009 and the Lisbon Treaty

FSA fines father and son for market abuse

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 23 2010

On July 19, the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) announced that it had fined Jeremy Burley £144,200 (approx. US$219,700) and his father, Jeffery Burley, £35,000 (approx. US$53,300) for market abuse in relation to the shares of Tower Resources plc (Tower), an oil and gas exploration company, in June 2009

Three executives of Turkish oil company Genel Enerji fined £1.16 million by the FSA for market abuse - Final Notices

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2010

On 16 February 2010 the Financial Services Authority (FSA) published Final Notices relating to the following three executives of Genel Enerji A.S. (Genel), a Turkish registered company with oil operations in the Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq, for engaging in market abuse in contravention of sections 123(1) and 118(2) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA

Three Turkish oil company executives fined £1.16 million for market abuse

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 22 2010

The Chief Executive Officer of a Turkish oil exploration company called Genel Enerji (Genel) has been fined £967,000 for dealing in the shares of Heritage Oil Plc (Heritage) on the basis of inside information

UK Bribery Act makes business a bit slippery for oil & gas industry

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 3 2011

On November 4, 2010, U.S.-based Panalpina, Inc. (and its parent Panalpina World Transport Holding Ltd.) (Panalpina), a Swiss freight forwarding company, along with six other companies in the oil & gas industry, settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the FCPA) charges with the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC

Denial of input VAT deduction for failure to identify a connection with VAT fraud Court of Appeal in Mobilx rejects HMRC test of knowledge but requires traders to consider the circumstances of each trade or transaction

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 18 2010

It was reported on 7 September 2010 that HMRC have identified the first cases of attempted VAT fraud in the wholesale gas and power markets

SFO prosecution

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 22 2010

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced in a press release dated 22 September, that five men have been bailed to appear in court in November following their alleged involvement in corruption

VAT fraud in the UK energy sector

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 21 2010

Recent cases have highlighted concerns that VAT "missing trader fraud" fraud could be spreading from the carbon emissions market to the UK power and gas markets

Trends in FCPA and international anti-corruption enforcement

  • Jones Day
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  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 27 2011

Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) reached unprecedented levels in 2010, as the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) levied double the financial penalties imposed in 2009