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Three different approaches to RICO extraterritoriality
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

It is not uncommon for courts today to adjudicate claims arising outside their territorial jurisdiction. Some jurisdictions, such as the US, stand


Market abuse update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, France, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 15 2014

The FCA has continued to build on the strong track record of civil and criminal enforcement action against abusive conduct and manipulation, notably


US and HK regulators in pursuit of credit rating and research firms
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, USA
  • February 3 2015

On 21 January 2015, the United States (US) Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) announced sanctions against credit rating firm, Standard & Poor's


Corporate crime update - 13 February 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a day trader, Firas Hamdan, with defrauding investors in a supposed high-frequency trading


Supreme Court to revisit fraud-on-the-market basis for class certification
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2014

On 5 March, 2014, the Supreme Court will hear argument in a suit that has the potential to alter significantly the landscape of class action


Making information about companies public: Netflix CEO’s Facebook posting prompts SEC Wells Notice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

In July this year, Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix Inc, posted on Facebook that Netflix’s members had enjoyed over 1 billion hours in June


Supreme Court provides new avenue for defendants to challenge securities class certification
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

On June 23, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued a highly anticipated unanimous decision in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. The Court


Class actions update November 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • November 6 2014

Since the release of the June update, the Productivity Commission has continued to receive submissions in response to its draft report on access to


Corporate crime update September 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2013

A federal jury in New York has found Fabrice Tourre liable for fraud for misleading investors in a complex financial product


Corporate Crime Update - March 2014 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2014

Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Criminal Division, Mythili Raman, announced on February 26 that she will be leaving