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This week at the UK regulators FCA-6 May 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

On 29 April, Mr Manjeet Singh Mohal, Mr Reshim Birk and Mr Surinder Pal Singh Sappal appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with insider

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

FCPA digest - recent trends and patterns in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - January 2015
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 5 2015

The 2014 FCPA enforcement year has been interesting to say the least. While the DOJ and SEC continue to prosecute individuals at a relatively steady

Who 'owns' a bribe - the recipient or victim?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2011

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in Sinclair Investments (UK) Limited v Versailles Trading Finance Limited & Others (2011 EWCA Civ 347), firmly dismissing the appeal - and the defendants' cross appeal - from the judgment of Mr Justice Lewison of 30 June 2011

Principal's right to recover a bribe paid to a fiduciary proprietary or personal?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2011

The Privy Council decision of Attorney-General for Hong Kong v Reid 1994 1 AC 324 has generally been taken to hold that a principal has a proprietary right to a bribe paid to a fiduciary

Understanding forex manipulation
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2014

Following on the heels of the LIBOR manipulation scandal, the latest allegation levelled at the banks is that they conspired to manipulate foreign

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

Raft of serious Arch Cru notices
  • Mishcon de Reya
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2013

The FSA has published Decision Notices in respect of Arch Financial Products (AFP), its chief executive Robin Farrell and its senior partner and

The great fraud of China
  • Cobbetts LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 18 2012

Near Xanadu did Chris Ruffle a stately pleasure dome decree, but for his fraud, a fine was brought “Success for the SEC!”