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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


Hong Kong strides towards a cashless society
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 10 2016

The Payment Systems and Stored Value Facilities Ordinance (Ordinance) came into effect on 13 November 2015. The Ordinance aims to minimise and manage


Corporate Crime Update - October 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2016

The Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17 (the "Bill") was presented to Parliament and had its first reading in the House of Commons on Thursday 13th


MAS withdraws second merchant bank status in AML push
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 25 2016

In line with its increased commitment to combat money laundering and terrorist financing in Singapore, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has


Corporate Crime Update - September 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Global
  • September 30 2016

London’s Southwark Crown Court recently approved only the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) since the introduction of DPAs in 2014. Herbert


Indonesian Tax Amnesty and what it means for Financial Institutions in Singapore
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Indonesia, Singapore
  • September 9 2016

In a recent statement the Indonesian Ministry of Finance declared that to date approximately USD 361 million worth of funds held with Singapore


Singapore and United States Affirm Efforts to Strengthen Sharing of Tax Information
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • OECD, Singapore, USA
  • August 15 2016

A joint statement issued by the United States and Singapore suggests that US authorities are seeking to accelerate off-shore tax enforcement aimed at


UK: One month to deadline for implementing FCA and PRA whistleblowing rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

Given the distractions of the summer holiday season and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, it would be understandable if other developments


Middle East Financial Services Briefing - June 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Middle East
  • July 1 2016

The first half of 2016 has seen a significant amount of activity from regulators in the Middle East. A real commitment to the protection of investor's


Iran Monthly Update - June 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Canada, Global, India, Iran, Russia, South Korea, USA
  • June 29 2016

This update aims to provide a brief overview of key developments which have occurred in Iran during the past month and to highlight areas of future