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Finance Litigation & Regulatory Update - 19 May 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

In Hockin v Royal Bank of Scotland and Another, the Court considered two applications: the Defendant Banks' application to strike out parts of the


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


Shah -v- HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2012 EWHC 1283
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 29 2012

The English High Court has delivered judgment in the long-running dispute between HSBC Private Bank and a former customer of HSBC, Mr. Jayesh Shah


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


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


Corporate crime & investigations update - 22 September 2015
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2015

The former chairman of Wuhan Iron and Steel Corp., Deng Qilin, is being investigated for "serious violations of discipline and law". China Compliance


Banking and Finance Dispute Resolution - May 2016
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 4 2016

In the last update, we reported on the introduction of the new Financial List. In the recent case of Property Alliance Group v Royal Bank of Scotland


Court orders, conspiracies and the long arm of the English courts
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2016

Overseas banks beware as the tort of unlawful means conspiracy could open up new ways of punishing those who aid defendants aiming to evade freezing


The Year 2015 in Anti-Bribery Enforcement: Are Companies in the Eye of an Enforcement Storm?
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Brazil, China, France, Germany, OECD, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 26 2016

While one year’s statistics do not, standing alone, make trends, several things about anti-bribery enforcement in 2015 are inescapable. In the United


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