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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


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


Go, set a watchman: corporate liability for alien tort claims is not dead
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

Multinational corporations are being asked to answer claims of aiding and abetting violations of international law in their operations. Contrary to


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 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


Ninth Circuit insider trading ruling may conflict with Second Circuit's Newman decision
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

The Ninth Circuit, in a decision issued on July 6, 2015, has upheld the insider trading conviction of Bassam Yacoub Salman for insider trading


Third-party legal risks in the global supply chain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

Outsourcing or offshoring is a commonplace cost-saving strategy. And corruption, bribery, political instability, and natural disasters are well-known


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


Business, human rights, and extraterritoriality in American law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

Non-US plaintiffs continue to make inroads towards holding multinational corporations liable under US law for alleged human-rights violations


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