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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 September 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2013

A federal jury in New York has found Fabrice Tourre liable for fraud for misleading investors in a complex financial product


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


FCA fines bank for anti-money laundering failings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 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


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


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 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 - 21 March 2013 - Spain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain
  • March 21 2013

The Spanish Minister of Economy and Competition has submitted a draft bill that modifies the legal regime applicable to credit institutions. The


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


When will sanctions frustrate an agreement?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2013

A recent judgment of the English Commercial Court has highlighted the issue of the effect of new sanctions legislation upon contractual obligations