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Ukraine EU and US impose asset freeze and travel ban on Ukrainian and Russian individuals
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • March 18 2014

Following the weekend's Crimea referendum, the EU and US have taken further steps (building on those outlined in our previous briefing) to impose


BAE Systems Plc announces global settlement with US and UK
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • February 16 2010

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the US Department of Justice (DoJ) have reached a global settlement with BAE Systems Plc (BAE Systems), after the company admitted to control failures in the way it ran its business globally


SEC charges General Re Corporation for its role in AIG and Prudential accounting fraud
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2010

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a complaint against General Re Corporation (Gen Re) for its involvement in assisting American International Group (AIG) and Prudential Financial Inc. with setting up sham transactions to manipulate their financial statements


Ukraine- further sanctions developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • March 21 2014

The EU, US and Russia have taken further steps in response to continuing events in Ukraine. On 20 March 2014, the US imposed an asset freeze and visa


Iran sanctions: implementation of the Geneva Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Iran, USA, European Union
  • January 22 2014

In November 2013, the P51 reached agreement on a Joint Plan of Action (JPoA) to suspend certain sanctions in exchange for Iran rolling back aspects


Ukraine EU imposes asset freeze on members of former government and issues a statement in relation to Russia; US introduces Executive Order permitting the blocking of assets
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • March 7 2014

The EU and US have both recently taken steps to respond to recent events in Ukraine. On 5 March 2014, the EU introduced an asset freeze applying to


Ukraine sanctions update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Ukraine, USA
  • April 29 2014

The US and EU have implemented further sanctions in connection with the situation in Ukraine, consistent with recent indications that additional


Geneva agreement temporary relaxation of US and EU sanctions against Iran announced
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 25 2013

In the early hours of 24 November, the P51 (the UK, US, Germany, France, Russia and China, facilitated by the EU) announced that they had reached a


SFO investigations, bribery and corruption
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 5 2012

The SFO has announced that Paul Jennings, former CEO of Innospec Ltd, has pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to corrupt Iraqi public officials and other agents of the Iraqi Government


Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 4 2012

The SEC has secured a substantial settlement from three men involved in an insider trading case brought against a corporate lawyer, a middle man and a Wall Street trader