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Anti-money laundering and anti-bribery systems and controls at asset management firms: FCA thematic review

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 1 2013

In October 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the much-anticipated report of its thematic review into anti-money laundering (AML

Market abuse: ECJ holds in Daimler case that steps preceding a decision may constitute inside information

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 29 2012

In its judgment in the case of Markus Geltl v Daimler AG C-1911 yesterday, the European Court of Justice provided clarification on the requirement that information must be "of a precise nature" to be "inside information"

Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 10 2012

The Wheatley Review of LIBOR, which was commissioned by HM Treasury to review the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate, has issued its final report

Corporate crime update September 2013 - United Kingdom

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 20 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 abuse ECJ holds in Daimler case that steps preceding a decision may constitute inside information

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 28 2012

The European Court of Justice has today given judgment in the case of Markus Geltl v Daimler AG C-1911, holding that information about intermediate steps taken in the context of a protracted process leading towards a future event or circumstance can be precise, and therefore “inside information”; and a “reasonable expectation” that an event will occur means that there is a realistic prospect, not a high probability, that it will occur

FSA returns £270,000 to victims of share fraud

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2010

The FSA has recovered approximately £270,000 as a result of action taken against companies involved in a share fraud

FSA publishes small firms' financial crime review

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

The FSA has published a review of small firms' implementation of anti-financial crime systems and controls

SEC charges attorney in insider trading scheme

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2010

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged lawyer, Brien. P. Santarlas for disclosing non-public information about a proposed corporate acquisition relating to one of the firm's clients in exchange for kickbacks

Fraud, bribery and corruption

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 4 2012

David Green CB QC has started his role as the new Director of the SFO

FSA issues letter to warn against boiler room fraud

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

The FSA has sent a letter to approximately 38,000 individuals across the UK to warn them that they could be the target of boiler room share fraud