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Insider traders ordered to pay £180,000 in costs and disgorgement of profits
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 3 2009

Former General Counsel of TTP Communications Christopher McQuoid, and his father-in-law, James William Melbourne have been ordered to pay £180,000 in costs and disgorgement of profits


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


Pension trustees charged in connection with £52 million fraud
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2010

The SFO has announced that two former GP Noble trustees have been charged with fraud and abuse of their positions in connection with the alleged theft of £52 million of pension assets from nine occupational pension schemes


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


HMRC introduces penalties for failure to apply for Money Laundering Regulations registration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2010

HM Revenue and Customs has introduced new late registration penalties for money service businesses, high-value dealers, trust or company service providers and accountancy service providers who fail to apply for registration under the Money Laundering Regulations


HM Treasury publishes advice on overseas money laundering controls
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2010

HM Treasury has issued a statement on money laundering controls in overseas jurisdictions


FSA bans trader for mis-marking
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2010

The FSA has banned Alexis Stenfors, a former proprietary trader, from performing any regulated functions in relation to any regulated activity, on the grounds that he is not a fit and proper person


The Bribery Act
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2010

The Bribery Bill received Royal Assent last night, 8th April, moments before Parliament was prorogued