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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


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


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


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 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


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


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 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