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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 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


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 - July 2014 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

On June 18, a federal judge in New York authorized a warrant to be served on Google Inc. for the emails of an individual targeted in a money


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


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


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 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