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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Corporate crime update August 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

The Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has narrowly construed the definition of 'whistleblower' under the Dodd-Frank Act 2010 to only apply to


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