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Anti-money laundering and anti-bribery systems and controls at asset management firms: FCA thematic review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2013

In October 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the much-anticipated report of its thematic review into anti-money laundering (AML


Market abuse: ECJ holds in Daimler case that steps preceding a decision may constitute inside information
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 29 2012

In its judgment in the case of Markus Geltl v Daimler AG C-1911 yesterday, the European Court of Justice provided clarification on the requirement that information must be "of a precise nature" to be "inside information"


US and Chinese financial intelligence units sign memorandum of understanding to facilitate information sharing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, USA
  • December 17 2015

Following high-level meetings in September which set the objective of strengthening bilateral regulatory, supervisory and law enforcement


Market abuse ECJ holds in Daimler case that steps preceding a decision may constitute inside information
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 28 2012

The European Court of Justice has today given judgment in the case of Markus Geltl v Daimler AG C-1911, holding that information about intermediate steps taken in the context of a protracted process leading towards a future event or circumstance can be precise, and therefore “inside information”; and a “reasonable expectation” that an event will occur means that there is a realistic prospect, not a high probability, that it will occur


Fraud, bribery and corruption
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 4 2012

David Green CB QC has started his role as the new Director of the SFO


Market abuseinsider dealingFSA enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2012

The Wheatley Review of LIBOR, which was commissioned by HM Treasury to review the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate, has issued its final report


Terrorist financingsanctionsmoney laundering
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2012

Following a consultation on proposed changes to the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (S.I. 20072156), HM Treasury has published: The Money Laundering (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (20122298) and explanatory memorandum; and The Terrorism Act 2000 and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Business in the regulated sector) (No. 2) Order 2012 (20122299) and explanatory memorandum


Insider traders ordered to pay £180,000 in costs and disgorgement of profits
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 3 2009

Former General Counsel of TTP Communications Christopher McQuoid, and his father-in-law, James William Melbourne have been ordered to pay £180,000 in costs and disgorgement of profits


SEC charges attorney in insider trading scheme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2010

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged lawyer, Brien. P. Santarlas for disclosing non-public information about a proposed corporate acquisition relating to one of the firm's clients in exchange for kickbacks


FSA returns £270,000 to victims of share fraud
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

The FSA has recovered approximately £270,000 as a result of action taken against companies involved in a share fraud