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LIBOR defendants acquitted
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

Six individuals have been found not guilty of conspiracy to defraud in connection with SFO's ongoing criminal investigation into the manipulation of


Regulators fine and ban individuals and firms for insurance schemes’ failures
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

FCA has fined five individuals and two firms a total of £15.5 million, and banned four of the individuals, for significant integrity and competence


Lords update on MLD4 progress
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

Parliament has published a response by Lord O'Neill of Gatley to an inquiry into what progress has been made towards agreement within the EU on


MLD4: Here at Last: What does it Mean?
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 2 2016

After many years of negotiation, the fourth Money Laundering Directive (MLD4) and the accompanying revised Funds Transfer Regulation (FTR2) were


Treasury updates sanctions
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2016

Treasury has updated the sanctions lists in relation to Iran, to remove Bank Sepah and Bank Sepah International from the Consolidated List


Treasury renews terrorism designation
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

Treasury has renewed a designation under the Terrorist Asset Freezing etc Act. (Source: Treasury Renews Terrorism Designation


FCA clarifies new financial crime form scope
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2015

FCA has published its addendum to its latest quarterly consultation paper (see FReD 11 December) to clarify that it expects both EEA pure reinsurers


Court dismisses application for mis-selling “fishing” exercise
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2015

The High Court has dismissed an application by a firm that alleged Barclays had mis-sold a swap, to require Barclays to disclose documents relating


FCA fines Threadneedle for fixed income desk failings
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2015

FCA has fined Threadneedle Asset Management Limited £6,038,504 for breach of Principles 3 and 11 between 2010 and 2012. The failings relate to


Court reduces LIBOR rigging sentence
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2015

The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) has reduced the sentence of imprisonment handed down to Tom Hayes in relation to LIBOR rigging. Mr Hayes had