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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


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
  • United Kingdom, Libya
  • 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


Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2012

The Wheatley Review of LIBOR, which was commissioned by HM Treasury to review the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate, has issued its final report


Terrorist financingsanctionsmoney laundering
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2012

Following a consultation on proposed changes to the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (S.I. 20072156), HM Treasury has published: The Money Laundering (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (20122298) and explanatory memorandum; and The Terrorism Act 2000 and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Business in the regulated sector) (No. 2) Order 2012 (20122299) and explanatory memorandum


SFO investigations, bribery and corruption
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2012

The SFO has published revised policies in relation to facilitation payments, business expenditure (hospitality) and corporate self-reporting


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


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


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