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


Corporate crime and investigations second annual conference: enforcement perspectives
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2015

Following the success of last year's inaugural event, Herbert Smith Freehills again hosted its flagship Corporate Crime and Investigations conference


Anti-corruption regulation in Asia Pacific - May 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 2 2015

Over the past two years we have witnessed an exponential increase in global efforts to combat corruption. Nowhere is this more visible than Asia


Corporate Crime Update - May 2015 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

The Council of the EU has adopted the Wire Transfer Regulation (WTR) and the Money Laundering Directive IV (MLD IV). The WTR and MLD IV aim to prevent


UK: whistleblowing: “public interest” requirement is low hurdle for workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

Whistleblowing law was amended in June 2013 to make protection conditional on the worker holding a reasonable belief that disclosure was in the


Supreme Court confirms company in liquidation not prevented from claiming against directors on the basis of fraud attributable to the company
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2015

The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a Court of Appeal decision refusing to strike out a claim by a “one-man” company in liquidation, which had


Market abuse update April 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 16 2015

2014 was marked by record fines for benchmarkmManipulation globally, criminal prosecutions for insider trading and market manipulation, and the first


UK: new publications
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

BIS has published Guidance for employers on whistleblowing, available here. It contains recommendations for writing and promoting whistleblowing


Concurrent competition powers for the Financial Conduct Authority and Payment Systems Regulator
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2015

On 1 April 2015 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) obtained new concurrent competition powers under the Competition Act 1998 (CA98) and the


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