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Sanctions update - creation of Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation and changes to UK financial sanctions regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

The Summer Budget 2015 contained a commitment to significantly revamp the UK's approach to the implementation and enforcement of financial sanctions


Corporate Crime Update - February 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

Sweett Group PLC has been sentenced and ordered to pay £2.25 million as a result of a conviction arising from a Serious Fraud Office (SFO


Corporate Crime Update - December 2015 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 22 2015

A UK Court has approved a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) between the SFO and Standard Bank Plc over an alleged failure to prevent bribery


Corporate Crime Update - October 2015 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • OECD, United Kingdom
  • October 17 2015

The Scottish Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service announced on 25 September 2015 the first disposal of an offence under section 7 of the


UK: new FCA and PRA whistleblowing rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2015

The FCA and the PRA have both published policy statements on their new rules on whistleblowing: FCA policy statement (PS1524) entitled


Market abuse update - August 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 19 2015

The second quarter of 2015 saw continued regulatory focus on market and benchmark misconduct: the FCA and the US regulators imposed a series of


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


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