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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

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

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, United Kingdom, USA, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain
  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among

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

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

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

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

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 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

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