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Concurrent competition powers for the Financial Conduct Authority and Payment Systems Regulator
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2015

On 1 April 2015 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) obtained new concurrent competition powers under the Competition Act 1998 (CA98) and 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


Corporate crime update - July 2014 - Spain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain
  • July 31 2014

The former CEO of Caixa Penedés and another three executives have been convicted for awarding themselves lucrative and irregular pension plans


Corporate Crime Update - May 2014 - Spain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain
  • May 31 2014

The Spanish Official Gazette has published the new Spanish Regulation implementing Act 102010 to combat money laundering and the financing of


Corporate crime update February 2014 - Middle East
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Middle East, United Arab Emirates
  • February 25 2014

The board of the UAE's Central Bank held its 8th meeting for the year 2013 in Abu Dhabi and discussed a number of initiatives in banking sector


Corporate crime update February 2014 - Spain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain, European Union
  • February 25 2014

The Contentious-Administrative Chamber of the Spanish Supreme Court has upheld a fine of 1.7m imposed by the Spanish Council of Ministers on


US: applicability of business judgment rule to bank officers to be considered by Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

As the UK Government shapes, and reshapes, provisions in the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill to make individual accountability a reality for


French AMF fines two bloggers for “misleading” financial commentary
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France, USA
  • November 25 2013

The AMF has taken enforcement action against the author of a blog, a retired professor of financial analysis who describes himself on his blog site


FCA confirms how it will use new powers to publicise warning notices
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 21 2013

On 15 October 2013, the FCA published its Policy Statement (PS139) on the publication of information about warning notices under its new powers (see


Corporate crime update September 2013 - United Kingdom
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2013

On 8 August 2013 the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") issued a Final Notice against Guaranty Trust Bank (UK) Limited ("GTBUK"), the fifth in a