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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


FCA rejects calls for increased transparency on S.166 reviews
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2013

The FCA responded this week to industry feedback requesting greater transparency in relation to its use of section 166 'skilled person' reviews. As


The FCA's financial crime priorities
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2013

The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") recently published two documents which provide additional information about its current supervisory and


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 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


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 April 2013 - Spain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain
  • April 12 2013

Amendments to the draft bill that aims to modify the legal regime applicable to managers of credit institutions Following the draft bill's public


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


Corporate Crime Update July 2013 - United Kingdom
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2013

The City of London police have announced a new police unit to be launched to tackle intellectual property crime and online piracy. The Intellectual


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