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Bribery and corruption: judge opens window to FCPA challenge by UK citizen
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 20 2015

Last week a US judge ruled that a prosecutor needs to show that a non-US resident foreign national qualifies as an "agent of a domestic concern"

Corporate crime & investigations update - 17 August 2015
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Iraq, United Kingdom
  • August 17 2015

Following an investigation by City of London Police, two men were found guilty of laundering nearly £5 million of criminal funds. Mr Talwar received

News from the SFO
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2015

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) continues to promote itself as a tough prosecution agency, although recently it recognised that deferred prosecution

The ever-shrinking world of asset tracing and recovery is Africa outsourcing justice?
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Africa, United Kingdom
  • August 14 2015

In March 2015 it was announced that Switzerland was to return $380 million of “Abacha loot” to Nigeria as part of a 16-year case against the family

Alstom corruption charges receive initial review by English criminal court
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2014

On 9 September 2014, an English magistrates' court reviewed the charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") against Alstom Network UK Ltd

Corporate crime & investigations update - 5 August 2015
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2015

The US Department of Justice has expanded its money-laundering investigation into Banamex and Banamex USA, subsidiaries of Citigroup

UK High Court issues injunction and penalties for market abuse
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2015

On August 12, 2015, the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division issued a judgment granting a permanent injunction to prohibit market abuse and

Gambling, money laundering and reasonable suspicion: a bank’s right to freeze customer accounts
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2015

In a case that provides a welcome clarification for financial institutions concerned about money laundering risks, the High Court has ruled, in Iraj

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

Searching requirements when applying for search warrants
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2015

The Divisional Court (Davis LJ and Hickinbottom J) has confirmed, in Chatwani, that state agencies applying for search warrants have a duty to make