We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 552

Iniquity exception to privilege requires prima facie case of fraud or crime - breach of a fundamental human right is not sufficient
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court declined to disapply legal professional privilege over documents alleged to reveal a breach of fundamental human


2016 Review - Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

Our Insurance Annual Review brings together various bulletins and briefings that we have


What is a trust or company service provider?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2008

Following the coming into force of the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (the Regulations) in December 2007 there was concern as to the scope of "Trust or Company Service Provider"


The Policing and Crime Act 2017 introduces changes to the UK’s enforcement of financial sanctions, including a new civil penalty regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2017

On 31 January 2017, the Home Office announced that the Policing and Crime Bill had received Royal Assent. It will now come into force as the Policing


The Fraud Act 2006 - the crackdown on fraud continues: no gain, no matter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2007

On 15 January 2007 the latest weapon in the fight against Financial Crime came into force in the form of the Fraud Act 2006


Shah v HSBC: High Court clarifies bank's duties to customers when making SARs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2012

The High Court has clarified the extent to which banks are required to disclose information to their customers about whom they have made money laundering disclosures or have obligations to such customers which could expose them to liability in the event that the banks' money laundering disclosures causes loss to those customers


Corporate Crime Monthly Update January 2017 - United KingdomEurope
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched a call for evidence on the reform of the law on corporate liability for Economic Crime, focusing on


The Bribery Act: commentary on the new offences
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2010

The Bribery Act received Royal Asset on 8th April 2010


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


Preview of 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March