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“DC MERWESTONE” fraudulent device rule receives firm support from the court of appeal
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

It is well known that English law takes a very strict approach towards fraudulent claims. An insured who makes a fraudulent claim will not recover


Letters of request: whistleblower confidentiality, and balancing competing public interests
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2015

The English courts frequently receive Letters of Request from foreign courts, seeking evidence that will assist in determination of foreign


Financial services update vol. 10, issue 24
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 20 2015

In April of this year, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a rule which amends the definition of “fiduciary” under the Employee Retirement


De Geneve v Polevent
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2015

The claimant Swiss bank was the victim of a fraud which caused it to pay money to a London bank, in favour of the defendant. It claimed for the tort


Corporate crime & investigations update - 9 July 2015
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has announced that Indonesia shall no longer be subject to its global AMLCFT compliance process monitoring as


Using evidence obtained in criminal proceedings in a civil claim to recover the proceeds of corruption: a guidance note
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2013

There are a variety of mechanisms to recover stolen public funds and bribes, each with its own advantages and disadvantages and with the


Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) business guide - 2015 mid-year update
  • Jenner & Block
  • Brazil, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2015

The first half of 2015 witnessed a number of important developments in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement. Although both the DOJ and


The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) gets serious
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

Reports suggest that the SFO is currently investigating and prosecuting serious allegations of complex fraud and corruption. The announcement this


Deferred Prosecution Agreements: the US experience and the UK potential
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 14 2014

Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) have been used in the US for over 20 years. The UK has recently brought into force the laws allowing certain


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