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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


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


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


US appeals court limits extra-territorial application of anti-fraud provisions of the US Federal Securities laws
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit inParkcentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, SE, 11-397-CV (2d Cir. N.Y. Aug. 15


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


Three different approaches to RICO extraterritoriality
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

It is not uncommon for courts today to adjudicate claims arising outside their territorial jurisdiction. Some jurisdictions, such as the US, stand


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


Corporate Crime Update July 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2013

The New York Court of Appeal held that Bear Stearns is not barred from seeking D&O insurance coverage in circumstances where Bear Stearn’s customers


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 manipulation: the curious case of Mr Hobbs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

In something of a reverse for the FSA, last month the Upper Tribunal directed that no action should be taken against Mr Hobbs, a trader whose conduct