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Egypt and libyan sanctions regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Egypt, Libya
  • March 24 2011

On 21 March a new sanctions regime was imposed as regards certain Egyptian nationals and there were further amendments to the Libyan sanctions


Nigel Thorne required to repay payments made to his family
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2010

On 28 May 2010, Southwark Crown Court ordered Nigel Thorne to pay £198,090


Sentencing Council Guideline in relation to fraud, bribery and money laundering offences comes into effect
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2014

The Definitive Guideline on Fraud, Bribery and Money Laundering, which includes specific guidelines for Corporate Offenders, takes effect for all


Corporate crime monthly update - November
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Middle East, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, China, European Union, India, Indonesia
  • November 21 2013

Welcome to the November 2013 edition of our corporate crime update - our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud


Sentencing Council guideline for corporate offenders
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 18 2014

The Sentencing Council published its definitive Guideline for sentencing corporate offenders convicted of fraud, bribery and money laundering


The FCA's financial crime priorities
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2013

The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") recently published two documents which provide additional information about its current supervisory and


Delay to full implementation of the Bribery Act 2010
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2011

Under S7 of the Bribery Act 2010 it is a defence to a charge against an organisation of failing to prevent bribery if the organisation can show it had adequate procedures designed to prevent persons associated with the organisation from undertaking such conduct


Shah v HSBC: Court of Appeal rules that identity of employees making money laundering reports can be redacted when disclosing documents in litigation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2011

This ruling is the latest development in the ongoing Shah v HSBC saga, proceedings brought by Mr Shah and his wife, two Zimbabwean-based customers of HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited ("HSBC"), for losses allegedly caused as a result of delays whilst HSBC's requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 ("POCA") were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency ("SOCA"


The Libyan sanctions regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Libya, United Kingdom
  • March 11 2011

On 27 February 2011 the Libya (Financial Sanctions) Order 2011 came into force in the UK, and was subsequently supplemented by the Libya (Asset-Freezing) Regulations 2011


Six charged in £50 million mortgage fraud
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

The SFO has charged six individuals in relation to a number of high-value commercial mortgage frauds