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Divisional Court rules that SFO procedure for isolating privileged material is lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

The handling of material which is potentially subject to legal professional privilege is an important and often contentious matter in the


Supreme Court rules double recovery breaches Human Rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2016

The judgment of the Supreme Court in R v Harvey (Jack Frederick) 2015 UKSC 73, finding that when assessing the amount of benefit obtained as a


Corporate Crime Update - January 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2016

As we reported in an earlier bulletin, on 10 November, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) presented no evidence at a hearing in its case against Olympus


Market Abuse Update January 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 13 2016

In September, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the final draft of its technical standards for the Market Abuse


SFO v. Olympus: application of the offence of misleading the auditors
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2016

As we reported in an earlier bulletin, on 10 November, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) presented no evidence at a hearing in its case against Olympus


Corporate Crime Update - December 2015 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 22 2015

A UK Court has approved a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) between the SFO and Standard Bank Plc over an alleged failure to prevent bribery


The revolving door of culture and legislation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2015

What if an employee or supplier had blown the whistle sooner on car companies embroiled in the emissions rigging scandal? While it might have caused a


Post-acquisition reflections may unearth corruption exposure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2015

Multinational companies doing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) need to be conscious of greater regulatory scrutiny. The tough new UK Bribery Act


Corruption trends and global outlook
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 16 2015

We are at a pivotal point in the global fight against corruption, with new allegations surfacing daily that implicate the world's most powerful


Recent developments illustrating corruption risks in the mining industry
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 27 2015

Mining executives do not need to be reminded that their industry presents some of the gravest risks of corruption. They operate in regions that are