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The UK’s risk-based approach to the “Politically Exposed Persons” regime - section 30 of the Bank of England and Financial Services Act 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2016

The Bank of England and Financial Services Act 2016 (the "Act") paves the way for a more risk-based approach to the Politically Exposed Persons


Settlement Agreements: Holding HMRC to its word
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2016

During their oral evidence to the PAC, Dame Lin Homer and Edward Troup (the "Commissioners") said as follows : "...although it is a settlement, if


David Cameron announces potential new corporate offences for “failure to prevent” economic crime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

Writing in the Guardian ahead of the anti-corruption summit of world leaders on 12 May, David Cameron announced the government's intention to create


Market Abuse Update April 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 21 2016

This will be the last Market Abuse update before 3 July 2016, the date when both the new Market Abuse Regulation and the Criminal Sanctions (Market


Employee Share Plans under MAR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2016

New rules on inside information and share dealing in the EU which impact on employee share plans come into force on 3 July 2016. The EU Market Abuse


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 - May 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  • April 10 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has published its last Market Abuse update before 3 July 2016, the date when both the new Market Abuse Regulation and the


Recent developments in English and Scottish bribery enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 7 2016

On 5 April 2016, The Scottish Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service ("COPFS") announced the latest resolution of a Bribery Act enforcement action


Corporate Crime Update - March 2016 - United Kingdom
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • OECD, United Kingdom
  • March 31 2016

The SFO has closed its investigation into allegations of fraudulent conduct in the foreign exchange market (Forex). The SFO has concluded that there


UK Supreme Court: Secretary of State decision to remove the hold on an individual’s listing on the UN Security Council’s Consolidated List of members of Al Qaida and its associates was lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • March 31 2016

This UK Supreme Court judgment signals the end of lengthy court proceedings concerning the legality of the decision of the UK's Secretary of State