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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"


Gilher Inc. - latest developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

Following an investigation into the investment fund Gilher Inc. on 13 November 2009, the SFO has announced that it has obtained a world-wide restraint order against the fund, in accordance with section 41 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 prohibiting the disposal of assets held by named individuals


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


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


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


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


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"


The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Market Abuse) Regulations 2009
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2010

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Market Abuse) Regulations 2009 were published on 30 November 2009