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New York district court rejects application for use of confidential documents in LCIA arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

Beny Steinmetz Group Resources ("BSGR"), a company based in Guernsey and accused of bribery in Guinea, has been denied permission by a Magistrate


Corporate Crime Update - May 2016 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2016

On April 7, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced that it has reached a settlement with Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) over


Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up: January 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
  • January 14 2016

Cyber security affects all businesses and industries and is a Board level agenda item. Our quarterly eBulletin provides a round-up of best practice


Market Abuse Update January 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 13 2016

In September, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the final draft of its technical standards for the Market Abuse


Recent developments illustrating corruption risks in the mining industry
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 27 2015

Mining executives do not need to be reminded that their industry presents some of the gravest risks of corruption. They operate in regions that are


Res judicata effect of a prior arbitration is to be determined by arbitrators, not the courts the Belco Rule can be hard to swallow
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2013

In Citigroup, Inc. v Abu Dhabi Investment Authority 13 Civ. 6073 (PKC), the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY


US Supreme Court declines to hear Newman insider trading appeal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2015

The US Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal in United States v. Newman and Chiasson, where the Second Circuit overturned the convictions of


New York state court green-lights mandatory mediation pilot programme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

As we previously reported (here), the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division (a Manhattan-based division of the state Court of First Instance


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


Market Abuse Update April 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 21 2016

This will be the last Market Abuse update before 3 July 2016, the date when both the new Market Abuse Regulation and the Criminal Sanctions (Market