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SEC

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 21 2011

According to various Wall Street news sources the SEC is exploring the relationship between Sovereign Wealth Funds and American financial funds and in particular the SEC is wanting to know if private equity companies, banks and other financial corporates are violating bribery laws in their efforts to win contracts with government investment funds

Corporate crime update February 2014 - Spain

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Spain
  • -
  • February 25 2014

The Contentious-Administrative Chamber of the Spanish Supreme Court has upheld a fine of 1.7m imposed by the Spanish Council of Ministers on

SFO to investigate Kaupthing hf

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 6 2010

On 16 December 2009, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced that it will commence an investigation into suspected fraud offences committed in the UK by Icelandic bank, Kaupthing hf

SFO charges three individuals in international commercial loans and rent fraud

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 6 2010

Edward Davenport, Martin Riley and David Horsfall have been charged with conspiracy to defraud and money laundering offences following a SFO investigation, which involved companies operated by the individuals

Australian financial institutions accused of being complicit in PNG graft

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia, Papua New Guinea
  • -
  • December 5 2012

It is reported that Sam Koip, chairman of Papua New Guinea's corruption task force, has accused Australian financial institutions of being complicit in graft and corruption by turning a blind eye to money being redirected through Australia

Corporate crime update February 2014 - Middle East

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Middle East, United Arab Emirates
  • -
  • February 25 2014

The board of the UAE's Central Bank held its 8th meeting for the year 2013 in Abu Dhabi and discussed a number of initiatives in banking sector

FATF: identifying and responding to the threat of high-risk jurisdictions

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • November 17 2010

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published a webpage on how it identifies and responds to the threat of high-risk jurisdictions

FCA fines bank for anti-money laundering failings

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 13 2013

On 8 August 2013 the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") issued a Final Notice against Guaranty Trust Bank (UK) Limited ("GTBUK"), the fifth in a

Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 5 2012

The FSA has published two final guidelines as follows: FG1220 - anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls; and FG1221 - banks' defences against financial crime

FSA fines firm and its MLRO for anti-money laundering failings

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 3 2010

The FSA has fined Alpari (UK) Ltd (Alpari), an online provider of foreign exchange services for speculative trading, £140,000 for failing to have in place adequate anti-money laundering systems and controls