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Introduction of new UK financial sanctions enforcement powers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 19 2017

On 1 April 2017, Part 8 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 (the "Act") came into force, introducing new powers for the Office of Financial Sanctions


Court of Appeal clarifies test for setting aside judgment for fraud
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2017

The Court of Appeal has clarified the test that must be met when seeking to set aside a judgment on the grounds that it was obtained by


UK Government pushed to impose a corporate duty to prevent human rights abuse
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The UK Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights latest report on Human Rights and Business has urged the Government to introduce new legislation


FCA orders listed company to compensate investors following market abuse
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has ordered that Tesco plc and Tesco Stores Limited (together, Tesco) pay compensation to certain Tesco


Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up - March 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 7 2017

Cyber security affects all businesses and industries and is a Board level agenda item. Our quarterly eBulletin provides a round-up of best practice


Court of Appeal finds third party who conspired with defendant to breach freezing order could be liable for tort of conspiracy to injure by unlawful means
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2017

In a claim by JSC BTA Bank against the son-in-law of its former Chairman alleging conspiracy to injure by unlawful means, the Court of Appeal held


Is a register of beneficial ownership of companies coming?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

As part of the global transparency push, the G20 has committed to implement rules requiring the disclosure of beneficial ownership of legal entities


Iniquity exception to privilege requires prima facie case of fraud or crime - breach of a fundamental human right is not sufficient
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court declined to disapply legal professional privilege over documents alleged to reveal a breach of fundamental human


2016 Review - Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

Our Insurance Annual Review brings together various bulletins and briefings that we have


The Policing and Crime Act 2017 introduces changes to the UK’s enforcement of financial sanctions, including a new civil penalty regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2017

On 31 January 2017, the Home Office announced that the Policing and Crime Bill had received Royal Assent. It will now come into force as the Policing