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Landmark insider trading ruling may temper government's actions, but holders of confidential, non-public information should still be on guard
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • October 8 2015

On October 5, 2015, the Supreme Court declined to hear the federal government's appeal in U.S. v. Newman, 773 F.3d 438 (2nd Cir. 2014), an insider

Judgments - so far this year
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 17 2015

This was a judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). Mr Kolassa, who is domiciled in Austria, invested in certificates issued by Barclays in

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