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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


Banking and Finance Dispute Resolution - January 2016
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

Throughout 2015, the Supreme Court delivered a number of important judgments on contractual interpretation which have direct relevance to banking and


Jury acquits six LIBOR defendants
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

On 27 January 2016, a jury at Southwark Crown Court acquitted defendants accused of conspiracy to defraud. The Director of the SFO said "the key


Court of Appeal reiterates appropriate standard for determining dishonesty in financial cases
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2016

In R v Hayes, the Court of Appeal reiterated that a particular market practice and ethos is not the relevant standard when determining objective


Finally, A DPA from the UK: Assessing and Comparing the Standard Bank Judgment
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2016

On November 30, 2015 Lord Justice Leveson approved the UK’s first ever deferred prosecution agreement (DPA). That same case resolved the Serious


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: 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


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


Q4 2015: Regulatory Round-Up
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 11 2016

This round-up contains a summary by sector of certain key global regulatory developments which occurred during the fourth quarter of 2015. The


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