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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | USA | 27 Oct 2016

Corporate Crime Update - October 2016 - China, South East Asia & India

On 1 October, new binding provisions came into force in China governing the collection, extraction and review of electronic data in criminal


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 16 Aug 2016

Insurance Act 2015 now in force

Trustees take note - last Friday, 12 August, marked the day that the Insurance Act 2015 came into force. This is the most significant reform of UK


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Russia | 24 Jun 2016

Russia: secondment provisions now in force

On 1 January 2016 the provisions of Russian law on employee's labour arrangements (secondments) adopted back in 2014 entered into force. The new


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Australia | 24 Mar 2016

Recognition of foreign mergers under Australian law: the Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries merger

As a matter of private international law, the status of an entity will usually be governed by the law of the country of that entity’s incorporation


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Thailand | 17 Jul 2015

Thai anti-bribery laws are extended to cover foreign officials and bribery through associated persons

Recent amendments to the Organic Act on Counter Corruption B.E. 2542 (1999) have created a new suite of bribery offences for foreign public officials


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | European Union | 23 Apr 2015

The EU publishes amended guidance on financial sanctions

The Council of the European Union recently published a revised version of the EU Best Practices for the effective implementation of restrictive


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 20 Apr 2015

Steps firms can take to assess and enhance the legal and contractual aspects of CASS compliance following the FCA's record £126M CASS fine

In the years since the Lehmann collapse there is no doubt that firms have been heavily focussed on CASS compliance, particularly on operational


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Mozambique | 24 Oct 2014

Mozambique 5th licensing round: What do potential investors need to know?

Mozambique's National Petroleum Institute (Instituto Nacional de Petróleos - INP) launched the 5th Oil and Gas Licensing Round yesterday in


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | France | 31 May 2014

Corporate Crime Update - May 2014 - France

As noted in previous updates (see the November 2013 update), the December 2013 law on tax fraud and serious economic and financial crime (Loi n 2013


Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Hong Kong | 29 May 2014

Hong Kong High Court considers the difference between Mareva injunctions and proprietary injunctions

In the recent case of Zimmer Sweden AB v KPN Hong Kong Ltd and Brand Trading LimitedHCA22642013, the Hong Kong High Court upheld two injunctions granted in favour of a company which was the alleged victim of fraud perpetrated in Sweden.

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