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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


Corporate crime update August 2013 - China, SE Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, India, Taiwan, USA, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea
  • 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


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


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 April 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

Hungarian nationals Beatrix Boka and Aleksandar Kunkin were sentenced to serve 36 and 46 months in prison, respectively, for their roles in gaining


Morrison v National Australia Bank
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2010

In a decision of great significance to non-US issuers and their shareholders, the US Supreme Court has clarified and restricted the extra-territorial application of the anti-fraud provisions of US federal securities laws


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


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 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