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SFO wins High Court ruling on privilege
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

On 27 January 2016, the High Court upheld the legality of the SFO's procedure for dealing with potentially privileged documents that are saved on


Jury acquits six LIBOR defendants
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

On 27 January 2016, a jury at Southwark Crown Court acquitted defendants accused of conspiracy to defraud. The Director of the SFO said "the key


Financial services update, vol. 11, issue 3
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

As 2016 begins, the examination priorities (“Examination Priorities”) released by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) on January


PRA takes enforcement action against former Co-op Bank individuals
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 20 2016

On 14 January 2016, the PRA issued Final Notices to Barry Tootell (former Chief Executive of Co-operative Bank Plc (Coop Bank)), who was fined £173


Smith and Ouzman Ltd fined £2.2 million for making corrupt payments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 20 2016

On 8 January 2016, Smith and Ouzman Ltd, which specialises in printing security documents, was ordered to pay £2.2 million by Southwark Crown Court


U.S.: The U.S. and China signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to facilitate information sharing on money laundering and financing of terrorism
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • China, USA
  • January 6 2016

On 11 December 2015, the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced that it and the China Anti-Money Laundering Monitoring and


HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) publishes summary of responses to the consultation paper on ‘Tackling offshore tax evasion: a new corporate criminal offence for failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion’
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2016

On 9 December 2015, HMRC published the summary of responses and set out that the UK government will legislate for: a new criminal offence for


Crime, Corruption & Other Misdeeds - December 2015
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

John Hamilton, former business manager of IUOE Local 324, was indicted on nine counts, including extortion, money laundering, conspiracy, and


Hong Kong: Company directors prosecuted for bribery
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 16 2015

On 27 November 2015, the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) published a news release stating that two directors of a trading


SFO discusses approach to DPAs and to prosecutions under the Bribery Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2015

On 1 December 2015, Ben Morgan, the SFO's Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption, delivered a speech in which he discussed the approval by the High