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Market abuse update April 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 16 2015

2014 was marked by record fines for benchmarkmManipulation globally, criminal prosecutions for insider trading and market manipulation, and the first


Market abuse update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, France, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 15 2014

The FCA has continued to build on the strong track record of civil and criminal enforcement action against abusive conduct and manipulation, notably


A successful judicial review will not necessarily lead to success in related private law proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2014

The Court of Appeal in (1) Robert Tchenguiz (2) R20 Ltd v Director of the Serious Fraud Office 2014 EWCA Civ 472 has held that where search warrants


Corporate crime monthly update June 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Cambodia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2015

Welcome to the JUNE 2015 edition of our corporate crime update - our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud


The decision in Cadogan Petroleum Plc and Ors v Mark Tolly and Ors
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2011

Following Sinclair v Versailles it is possible to maintain a proprietary claim only to assets which came into the fiduciary’s hands as a result of a transaction about which the principal makes no complaint


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


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


Anti-corruption regulation in Asia Pacific - May 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 2 2015

Over the past two years we have witnessed an exponential increase in global efforts to combat corruption. Nowhere is this more visible than Asia


UK FCA consults on change to rules requiring reporting of suspicious transactions (market abuse)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2013

Tucked away in chapter 4 of Quarterly Consultation No.2 is the FCA's proposal to clarify the requirement for firms to submit suspicious transaction


Serious Crime Bill receives Royal Assent
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2015

The Serious Crime Bill received Royal Assent on 3 March 2015 and will now enter into force as the Serious Crime Act 2015 (the "Act"). It introduces