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Hong Kong SFC urges intermediaries to review compliance with AMLCFT requirements following identification of deficiencies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 16 2017

On 26 January 2017, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a circular (with Appendix 1, Appendix 2 and Appendix 3) highlighting its


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"


Harmonising the regulation of market abuse in Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • October 21 2011

The European Commission has published its proposals for a Regulation on insider dealing and market manipulation ("the Regulation") and a Directive on criminal sanctions for intentional market abuse ("the Directive"


AIFMs, UCITS managers and proprietary trading firms: EU MAR surveillance and STORs requirements apply
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 1 2016

With just under 5 weeks to go before the Market Abuse Regulation comes into application across the EU, the European Securities and Markets Authority


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


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


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 confirms how it will use new powers to publicise warning notices
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 21 2013

On 15 October 2013, the FCA published its Policy Statement (PS139) on the publication of information about warning notices under its new powers (see


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