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SFC compliance and licensing hints
  • Deacons
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

On 29 November 2016, the SFC announced that all individual applicants or licensees will need to


SEC Domestic Anti-Bribery Action - No Flyovers for Violations of Internal Policies
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced a settled enforcement action against United Continental Holdings, Inc., the parent of


In First Speech since the Election, DOJ Deputy Attorney General, Sally Yates, “Optimistic” that Corporate Misconduct Will Remain a DOJ Priority under New Administration
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 8 2016

As many pundits speculate regarding the future of the Yates Memo1 in a Trump administration, on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, Department of Justice


Supreme Court affirms conviction for tippee in insider trading case
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • December 8 2016

The Supreme Court has unanimously affirmed the Ninth Circuit’s decision to uphold the conviction of a tippee for insider trading based on tips he


Supreme Court Upholds Conviction of Insider Trader Who Received Tips from a Family Friend, and Rejects
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2016

The Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision issued on December 6, 2016, upheld the Ninth Circuit's earlier insider trading conviction of Bassam Yacoub


Supreme Court Affirms Insider Trading Ruling in Salman v. United States
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

In a much-anticipated decision in Salman v. United States, No. 15-628 (U.S. Dec. 6, 2016), the Supreme Court yesterday upheld the Ninth Circuit's


Salman v. United States Leaves Continued Uncertainty in Insider Trading Law
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

Although some early commentators have described the Supreme Court's insider trading decision in Salman v. United States as an important win for the


U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Holds that Insider's Gift of Confidential Information to Trading Relative or Friend Is Sufficient To Establish 'Personal Benefit' Under Insider-Trading Law
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

In a much anticipated decision announced yesterday that reaffirms traditional boundaries for insider-trading liability, the U.S. Supreme Court


Supreme Court: Don’t Give Inside Information to Friends or Family
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On December 6, the Supreme Court held unanimously that people who trade on inside information can be civilly and criminally liable even if the insider


US and UK Regulators Speak Out on Anti-Corruption Enforcement Trends and Priorities
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 7 2016

A number of key trends and priorities in international anti-corruption enforcement emerged last week at the 33rd ACI International Conference on the