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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


Directors’ duties in takeovers developments from the US
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • April 24 2015

‘Revlon duties’ require directors of Delaware companies to seek the highest price possible for shareholders when a sale of the company or a transfer


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 - march 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement


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


U.S. Supreme Court to weigh future of no harm class-action menace
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

Among the challenges of doing business in the United States stands the phenomenon of the American class action, by which one or more persons with


US Court says RICO statute has extraterritorial application
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • April 20 2015

Civil RICO claims are often brought by private litigants seeking treble damages for otherwise ordinary business disputes - garden-variety torts and


SFO investigations, bribery and corruption
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 5 2012

The SFO has announced that Paul Jennings, former CEO of Innospec Ltd, has pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to corrupt Iraqi public officials and other agents of the Iraqi Government


UK Supreme Court refuses to enforce US judgment made in insolvency proceedings against English resident defendants
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • November 1 2012

In Rubin v Eurofinance SA 2012 UKSC 46, the Supreme Court (by a majority of 4 to 1) reversed the Court of Appeal’s unanimous decision and held that the English court would not enforce a judgment made by the New York court in insolvency proceedings to which the defendant did not submit


US District Court considers attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine in internal investigations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted a motion to compel the production of documents gathered during an