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MAR_bitesize - New Market Abuse powers for the FCA (2)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2016

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Market Abuse) Regulations 2016 (the "regulations") were passed to ensure that UK law was compatible with


Scope of proposed new offence of failing to prevent economic crime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

This week has seen a flurry of press reports which appear to suggest that individual directors could be held personally liable for the acts of


Court of Appeal considers jurisdiction test in tort claims against employees under Brussels regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 2 2016

The Court of Appeal has held that claims in conspiracy against former employees did not come within the employment jurisdiction provisions in the


UK: One month to deadline for implementing FCA and PRA whistleblowing rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

Given the distractions of the summer holiday season and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, it would be understandable if other developments


Market Abuse Update July 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 3 2016

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and the Criminal Sanctions (Market Abuse) Directive came into application in Europe on 3 July. Various outstanding


Serious Fraud Office secures second Deferred Prosecution Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2016

London’s Southwark Crown Court recently approved only the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) since the introduction of DPAs in 2014. Herbert


European Commission proposal to amend and fast-track Fourth Money Laundering Directive
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 21 2016

On 5 July 2016, the European Commission approved a proposal (20160208 (COD)) (the “Proposal”) to implement a number of amendments and additions to


Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up - July 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 20 2016

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


Failure to comply with freezing orders leads to prison
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2016

In JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and Another v Pugachev 2016 EWHC 248 & 258 Ch (sentence) and 2016 EWHC 192 (Ch) (liability), the English


UK Serious Fraud Office secures second Deferred Prosecution Agreement for foreign bribery
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2016

London’s Crown Court recently approved only the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) since the introduction of DPAs to the UK’s anti-bribery