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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


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


The DIFC Court opens potential jurisdictional gateways for enforcing decisions of foreign courts whilst questioning the decision in DNB Bank: Bocimar International N.V. v Emirates Trading Agency LLC (CFI 0082015)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2016

On 28 January 2016, Bocimar International N.V. (“Bocimar”) obtained an injunction freezing the assets of Emirates Trading Agency LLC (“ETA”) from the


Corporate Crime Update - February 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

Sweett Group PLC has been sentenced and ordered to pay £2.25 million as a result of a conviction arising from a Serious Fraud Office (SFO


Corporate Crime Update - February 2016 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

On 29 January 2016, Akira Amari, minister for the economy and fiscal policy, resigned over allegations made in a Japanese magazine that he had


Crisis contenders
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 24 2016

Significant adverse events are ever present in the corporate landscape think environmental disasters, rogue traders and fake emissions reports so