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This week in securities litigation (week ending May 2, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 1 2014

Chair Mary Jo White testified before Congress this week. Her testimony focused on the budget, reviewing the recent work of the agency. The Commission


This week in securities litigation (week ending February 28, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 27 2014

The Supreme Court handed down a significant decision, construing SLUSA in the context of suits by investors defrauded investors in the Stanford Ponzi


UK bribery: construction in the cross-hairs
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2013

The UK's Serious Fraud Office has made clear that its anti-bribery investigations are focussed on two industries in particular: construction and


Three Turkish oil company executives fined £1.16 million for market abuse
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 22 2010

The Chief Executive Officer of a Turkish oil exploration company called Genel Enerji (Genel) has been fined £967,000 for dealing in the shares of Heritage Oil Plc (Heritage) on the basis of inside information


Three executives of Turkish oil company Genel Enerji fined £1.16 million by the FSA for market abuse - Final Notices
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2010

On 16 February 2010 the Financial Services Authority (FSA) published Final Notices relating to the following three executives of Genel Enerji A.S. (Genel), a Turkish registered company with oil operations in the Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq, for engaging in market abuse in contravention of sections 123(1) and 118(2) Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA


Denial of input VAT deduction for failure to identify a connection with VAT fraud Court of Appeal in Mobilx rejects HMRC test of knowledge but requires traders to consider the circumstances of each trade or transaction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2010

It was reported on 7 September 2010 that HMRC have identified the first cases of attempted VAT fraud in the wholesale gas and power markets


Trends in FCPA and international anti-corruption enforcement
  • Jones Day
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 27 2011

Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) reached unprecedented levels in 2010, as the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) levied double the financial penalties imposed in 2009


Anticorruption compliance & Foreign Corrupt Practices Act alert
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 19 2011

The UK Bribery Act is scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2011, and according to a recent study by Ernst & Young, it will hit the oil and gas industry the hardest


UK Bribery Act makes business a bit slippery for oil & gas industry
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 3 2011

On November 4, 2010, U.S.-based Panalpina, Inc. (and its parent Panalpina World Transport Holding Ltd.) (Panalpina), a Swiss freight forwarding company, along with six other companies in the oil & gas industry, settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the FCPA) charges with the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC


SFO prosecution
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2010

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced in a press release dated 22 September, that five men have been bailed to appear in court in November following their alleged involvement in corruption