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Caught in the tangled web
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2015

This is a case in which the claimant alleged that a bank held money on constructive trust for her. The bank said that it was a bona fide purchaser


Record-keeping and disclosure requirements offend principle of fundamental justice
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • March 17 2015

In Canada (Attorney General) v Federation of Law Societies of Canada 2015 SCC 7 the Supreme Court of Canada considered whether certain sections of


Beyond the brown envelope
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2015

For over 150 years, it has been a principle of English law that if an agent takes a bribe or a secret commission, he is liable to account to his


Double agent: responsibility for payment of a bribe and conflict of interest
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • November 20 2014

Our recent updates "Fraudulent misrepresentation by a bank and the ISDA Master Agreement" and "Construction and rectification: the consequences of


Conducting compliance investigations in China: a new regulatory environment
  • Dentons
  • China
  • August 28 2014

Peter Humphrey and his wife were indicted by a Shanghai court on August 8, 2014 for illegally obtaining and selling private information of Chinese


Iniquity exception to privilege JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2014

This judgment considers the iniquity exception to legal professional privilege and the point at which a client conducts himself so dishonestly that


Bribe and prejudice - Supreme Court decision on bribes or secret commissions received by fiduciaries
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2014

The Supreme Court's recent judgment in FHR European Ventures LLP and others v. Cedar Capital Partners LLC 1 clarifies the treatment of bribes or


Deferred Prosecution Agreements: the US experience and the UK potential
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 14 2014

Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) have been used in the US for over 20 years. The UK has recently brought into force the laws allowing certain


Financial Regulatory Developments 27 June - Serious Fraud Office (SFO)
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2014

SFO has announced two convictions in the Innospec conspiracy trial. Innospec itself pleaded guilty in 2010 to bribing state officials in Indonesia


Case bulletin: R v Karigar, 2014 ONSC 3093
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • June 2 2014

For the first time in Canada, an individual has been sentenced to jail time for bribing a foreign public official. The three-year penitentiary