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Sanctions update - creation of Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation and changes to UK financial sanctions regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

The Summer Budget 2015 contained a commitment to significantly revamp the UK's approach to the implementation and enforcement of financial sanctions


Corporate Crime Update - February 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

Sweett Group PLC has been sentenced and ordered to pay £2.25 million as a result of a conviction arising from a Serious Fraud Office (SFO


Divisional Court rules that SFO procedure for isolating privileged material is lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

The handling of material which is potentially subject to legal professional privilege is an important and often contentious matter in the


SFO v. Olympus: application of the offence of misleading the auditors
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2016

As we reported in an earlier bulletin, on 10 November, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) presented no evidence at a hearing in its case against Olympus


Scottish authorities announce first settlement of the criminal offence of failure to prevent bribery
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2015

The Scottish Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service announced on 25 September 2015 the first disposal of an offence under section 7 of the


UK: a record sentence for the SFO?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

On 3 August, the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) secured a conviction on eight counts of conspiracy to defraud against a former trader. He was


Corporate crime monthly update June 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Cambodia, China, European Union, United Kingdom, USA, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand
  • July 1 2015

Welcome to the JUNE 2015 edition of our corporate crime update - our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud


Serious Crime Bill receives Royal Assent
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2015

The Serious Crime Bill received Royal Assent on 3 March 2015 and will now enter into force as the Serious Crime Act 2015 (the "Act"). It introduces


Proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 would offer protection from civil liability to those reporting suspicions of money laundering
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2015

As some readers will be aware, the House of Commons is currently considering the Serious Crime Bill 2014 (the "Bill"), which proposes amendments to


Proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 would offer protection from civil liability to those reporting suspicions of money laundering
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2015

Serious Crime Bill 2014 As some readers will be aware, the House of Commons is currently considering the Serious Crime Bill 2014 (the "Bill"), which