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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


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


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


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


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


MAR Monday: the EU Market Abuse Regulation comes into application
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

On 3 July 2016, the EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) (EU 5962014) replaced the Market Abuse Directive (MAD) and the current UK regimes for market


Shah v HSBC: what duties do banks owe their customers when making SARs?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2009

Earlier this year, the High Court considered a claim by a customer against his bank in relation to its failure to process transactions whilst requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA


UK: new market abuse and inside information regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

The EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), which replaces the Market Abuse Directive, comes into force on 3 July 2016 and is directly applicable in EU


SOCA v David Gale, Teresa Mandy Gale David Kenneth Gale, June Patricia Peel Queen's Bench Division 2009 EWHC 1015 (QB)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 3 2009

The Serious Organised Crime Agency has brought civil recovery proceedings under Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2005 in relation to recoverable property owned by David Gale either in his own name or in the names of his former wife, his son and his mother