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Update on antimoney laundering laws in Hong Kong
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 8 2015

In recent years, banks, multinationals and professional firms have faced increased pressure from regulators in Hong Kong to clamp down on money


Former Tullett Prebon Group Ltd employee, Noel Cryan, pleads not guilty before Southwark Crown Court
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2015

On 17 April 2015, Mr Cryan appeared before the Court to enter his plea of not guilty against a charge of conspiracy to defraud in connection with the


KBR, Inc. (“KBR”) represents the SEC’s first enforcement action against a company for using restrictive language in confidentiality agreements that could stifle whistleblowing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

On 1 April 2015, in a Cease-And-Desist Order, the SEC found KBR's confidentiality statements prohibited employees from discussing the substance of


The Council of the European Union (“the Council”) has adopted the Fourth Money Laundering Directive (“MLD4”) and the revised Wire Transfer Regulation (“WTR”)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union
  • May 1 2015

On 20 April 2015, the Council announced that it had adopted MLD4 and the revised WTR at first reading. MLD4 and the revised WTR are designed to


FLIR Systems, Inc. (“FLIR”) has agreed to pay the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) US $9.5 million in settlement for violations of the FCPA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

On 8 April 2015, FLIR entered a Cease-And-Desist Order (the "Order") which referred to the SEC's acceptance of FLIR's settlement offer. In the Order


Financial services update vol. 10, issue 16
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

On March 25, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted final amendments to Regulation A and other rules and forms, as required by Title


Financial services update vol. 10, issue 14
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2015

In the field of financial services regulation, you may be forgiven for not having recognized the stimulating connections here. The Federal Reserve's


SEC brings first enforcement action over confidentiality agreement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2015

On April 1, the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its first enforcement action against a company for using language in employee


Former Bechtel Corporation (“Bechtel”) executive sentenced to 42 months in prison and ordered to forfeit US $5.2 million in connection with kickback scheme
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

On 23 March 2015, Asem Elgawhary (former principal vice president of Bechtel and general manager at Power Generation Engineering and Services Company


A former senior trader has been sentenced and fined for insider dealing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2015

On 19 March 2015, Julian Rifat (a former senior execution trader and portfolio strategist at Moore Europe Capital Management LLC) was sentenced at