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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


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


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


Margaret Cole's speech on fighting financial crime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2010

The FSA has published a speech by Margaret Cole, director of enforcement and financial crime at the FSA, on the new coalition's reform of the institutional arrangements for the supervision of UK financial market activity


Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 5 2012

The FSA has published two final guidelines as follows: FG1220 - anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls; and FG1221 - banks' defences against financial crime


FSA publishes draft amendments to investment management regulations folowing AIJ scandal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 5 2012

Japan's FSA launched a review of existing regulation and government supervision of Japan's asset management sector, following the recent AIJ Investment Advisors Co. scandal, in which AIJ's President was indicted for fraud after it was revealed that AIJ hid pension fund losses of up to $1.4 billion over a nine-year period


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


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


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


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