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The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) v Da Vinci Invest Ltd
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2015

The regulator issued proceedings against the investment firms Da Vinci Invest Ltd (“DVI”) and Seychelles registered Mineworld, along with


Corporate crime & investigations update - 24 July 2015
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 24 2015

On 16 July 2015, HMRC released its Annual Report and Accounts for 201415. HMRC refers to the amount of revenue collected from individuals and


Market abuse update - August 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 19 2015

The second quarter of 2015 saw continued regulatory focus on market and benchmark misconduct: the FCA and the US regulators imposed a series of


UK High Court issues injunction and penalties for market abuse
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2015

On August 12, 2015, the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division issued a judgment granting a permanent injunction to prohibit market abuse and


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


Wall crossings and insider dealing Financial Services Authority levies the second highest ever fine against Greenlight Capital hedge fund trader David Einhorn
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2012

On 12 January 2012, the Financial Services Authority ("FSA") levied its second highest ever fine of £3,638,000 against US hedge fund trader David Einhorn and a fine of £3,650,795 against Greenlight Capital Inc for market abuse


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


Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) business guide - 2015 mid-year update
  • Jenner & Block
  • Brazil, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2015

The first half of 2015 witnessed a number of important developments in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement. Although both the DOJ and


FSA bans and fines trader for unauthorized “pre-hedging”
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2009

The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) announced on May 26 that it had banned and fined trader Nilesh Shroff for deliberately disadvantaging his customers on seven occasions between June and October 2007 by partially "pre-hedging" program trades without the clients’ consent


Financial services update vol. 10, issue 24
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 20 2015

In April of this year, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a rule which amends the definition of “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement