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Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2016 Developments and Predictions for 2017
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 7 2017

The past year was consequential for FCPA enforcement in numerous respects, including blockbuster penalties, new policy initiatives, and the SEC's


Governance & Securities Law Focus: Latin America Edition, February 2017
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 16 2017

One of the recent areas of focus in the review by the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") of company disclosures has been the use of "non


Court of Appeal re-affirms the importance of the 'autonomy principle' of letters of credit
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

Fraud is rarely proved in practice. So a High Court decision in 2016 which prevented payment under a standby letter of credit (the “SBLC”) on the


Standby letters of credit, complying demands and the fraud exception - Court of Appeal restores certainty and commercial common sense
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

In two appeals on the validity of demands under standby letters of credit (SBLCs) and the application of the fraud exception, the Court of Appeal has


Shah v HSBC: High Court clarifies bank's duties to customers when making SARs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2012

The High Court has clarified the extent to which banks are required to disclose information to their customers about whom they have made money laundering disclosures or have obligations to such customers which could expose them to liability in the event that the banks' money laundering disclosures causes loss to those customers


Judge rejects all claims in first LIBOR manipulation case to reach trial
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2017

On 21 December 2016 Mrs Justice Asplin handed down a keenly awaited judgment in the case of Property Alliance Group Limited v The Royal Bank of


Bribes and secret commissions: Supreme Court clarifies the principalagent relationship
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 28 2014

The Supreme Court in FHR European Ventures LLP ("FHR") and others v Cedar Capital Partners LLC ("Cedar") (2014) considers some 200 years of


Sweett victory: Lessons learned from Sweett Group’s Bribery Act conviction
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 25 2016

Sweett Group plc, the first company to be convicted of the "corporate offence" under Section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010, has now been sentenced


Shah v HSBC: what duties do banks owe their customers when making SARs?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2009

Earlier this year, the High Court considered a claim by a customer against his bank in relation to its failure to process transactions whilst requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA


Preview of 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March