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FSA and City of London Police launch Operation WARN
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2010

The FSA and the City of London Police have launched 'Operation WARN' to prevent thousands of people from becoming victims of share fraud


Shah and anor v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2010 EWCA Civ 31
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2010

In December 2009, Hamblen J gave a summary judgment in the case of Shah and Another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited against Mr Shah (and his wife


FSMT confirms research analyst and friend committed market abuse
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2010

The Financial Services and Markets Tribunal (FSMT) has found that Robin Chhabra and his friend, Sameer Patel committed market abuse when using inside information to carry out a series of profitable spread bets


FSA commences criminal proceedings against former iSOFT directors
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2010

The FSA has commenced criminal proceedings against four former directors, Patrick Cryne, Stephen Graham, Timothy Whiston and John Whelan of iSOFT Group Plc for the offence of conspiracy to make misleading statements, contrary to section 397 (1) (a) and (2) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and section 1 of the Criminal Law Act 1977


Parliament introduces emergency legislation following Supreme Court ruling
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2010

On 27 January 2010, the Supreme Court delivered its judgment in the case of HM Treasury v Ahmed and Others


Managing director of Alta Gas Plc ordered to pay £1 million for fraud
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2010

The SFO has announced that managing director and shareholder of Alta Gas Plc, Peter Brian Bradley, has been ordered to pay £1 million compensation to victims following confiscation proceedings on 26 January 2010


Shah v HSBC: Court of Appeal says fact of suspicions of money laundering can be tested at trial
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2010

Last year, HSBC was successful in obtaining summary judgment on a claim brought by one of its customers, Mr Shah (and his wife


FATF publishes report on the money laundering vulnerabilities of free trade zones
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • April 13 2010

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published a report entitled "Money Laundering Vulnerabilities of Free Trade Zones"


Directors of ALSTOM arrested in corruption investigation following raids on nine properties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2010

The SFO has announced that three board members of ALSTOM have been arrested on suspicion of bribery and corruption, conspiracy to pay bribes, money laundering and false accounting


R v Innospec Limited SFO judicially criticised over Innospec global settlement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2010

On 26 March 2010, Lord Justice Thomas handed down a sentencing judgment for Innospec Limited, which had pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to corrupt