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Sentencing Council publishes fraud, bribery and money laundering offence definitive guideline
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2014

On 23 May 2014, the Sentencing Council published a consultation response on sentencing guidelines for individuals convicted of fraud, bribery and


Recent developments relevant to deferred prosecution agreements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2013

As we have previously reported, recently announced consultations bring Deferred Prosecution Agreements ("DPAs") one step closer to becoming a reality


Syrian sanctions regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Syria, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2011

Following the recent unrest in Syria, the EU has this week imposed new sanctions on the Syrian regime, including an arms embargo, the freezing of funds and economic resources, and a travel ban on certain persons said to be responsible for the repression of the civilian population of Syria


Libyan sanctions regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, European Union, Global, Libya, United Kingdom
  • October 4 2011

Following the recent developments in Libya, the UN, EU and UK have adopted further measures relating to the asset freeze imposed in March 2011


Corporate crime update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, Global, United Kingdom
  • June 15 2012

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published a consultation on proposals to introduce a new enforcement tool: Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPA


Shah v HSBC: High Court clarifies bank's duties to customers when making SARs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2012

The High Court has clarified the extent to which banks are required to disclose information to their customers about whom they have made money laundering disclosures or have obligations to such customers which could expose them to liability in the event that the banks' money laundering disclosures causes loss to those customers


Shah v HSBC
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2011

The Court of Appeal in the latest instalment of this long running dispute found that the identity of employees making money laundering reports can be redacted when disclosing documents in litigation


Deferred prosecution agreements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 15 2011

The SFO and Attorney General are conducting an informal consultation on US style deferred prosecution agreements


SFO establishes anti bribery hotline
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2011

The SFO has now established a hotline for confidential reporting of suspected fraud or corruption


Financial sanctions: Democratic Republic of the Congo EU no 10972011
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, United Kingdom
  • November 15 2011

Amendments to the list of those designated by the 2005 sanctions have been made