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Asia anti-corruption report
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Bangladesh, USA, Vietnam, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan
  • July 19 2012

Welcome to the first edition of our Asia anti-corruption report

US federal appeals court vacates insider trading convictions of hedge fund traders
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Newman, 13-1837 (2d Cir. Dec. 10, 2014), vacated the convictions of two former

US: applicability of business judgment rule to bank officers to be considered by Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

As the UK Government shapes, and reshapes, provisions in the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill to make individual accountability a reality for

U.S. federal appeals court limits extraterritorial application of anti-fraud provisions of the U.S. federal commodities laws
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Loginovskaya v. Batratchenko, 13-1624-CV (2d Cir. N.Y. Sept. 4, 2014), upheld a lower-court's

Federal Appeals Court gives US Rico Statute extraterritorial bite in transnational litigation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

In a milestone ruling last week giving extraterritorial application to the federal Racketeer Influence and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO), a Second

Corporate crime update August 2013 - China, SE Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, USA, Vietnam
  • August 19 2013

The SEC alleges that IBM bribed mainland and South Korean officials to win at least US$54 million in government contracts between 1998 and 2009

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

Corporate Crime Update - May 2015 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

On February 24, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") announced a settlement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company ("Goodyear") in

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

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