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Financial litigation roundup - Autumn 2014
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

The High Court found that the defendants, Barclays and Tricorona, had misused the claimant, CF Partners’, confidential information and awarded

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

General counsel update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom, USA, China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia
  • July 11 2012

This is the thirtieth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

United Kingdom Supreme Court: knowing recipients and dishonest assisters in fraudulent breaches of trust can rely on 6 year limitation period as a defence
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • April 28 2014

In a recent decision, Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria 2014 UKSC 10, a majority of the United Kingdom Supreme Court held that knowing recipients

Bitcoin: "real world" currency or speculative investment?
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2014

Much has been made of the few "real world" outlets that will accept payment in Bitcoins, like the Pembury Tavern in Hackney, law firms Nesenoff &

Bitcoin - freefall in China - part five
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 27 2013

The nature and prospects of "virtual currencies", and Bitcoin in particular, have been keenly debated. In early December 2013, Chinese government

International regulatory update 10-14 December 2012
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 17 2012

The European Council (Heads of State or Government) has published the conclusions from its meeting on 13 and 14 December 2012, at which it agreed on a roadmap for the completion of the Economic and Monetary Union

International regulatory update 28-1 February 2013
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Global, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom
  • February 4 2013

Short selling: ESMA issues guidelines on market-making and primary dealer exemptions, and updates Q&A on application of regulation

International regulatory update -10 14 March 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • March 18 2014

The EU Commission has adopted a package of Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) needed to implement provisions of the Capital Requirements Regulation

International regulatory update 12 16 May 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Belgium, USA, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

The EU Council has formally approved the proposals for a directive on markets in financial instruments repealing Directive 200439EC (MiFID 2) and a