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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


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"


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


US SEC files civil action charging NATCO with violations under FCPA
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2010

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settled its civil enforcement action against NATCO Group Inc (NATCO) earlier this year


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


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


FSA bans trader for mis-marking
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2010

The FSA has banned Alexis Stenfors, a former proprietary trader, from performing any regulated functions in relation to any regulated activity, on the grounds that he is not a fit and proper person


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


FSA imposes record fine against individual for market abuse
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

The FSA has fined Mehmet Sepil £967,005 for dealing in the shares of UK listed Heritage Oil Plc (Heritage) on the basis of inside information