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Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among


U.S. federal appeals court limits extraterritorial application of anti-fraud provisions of the U.S. federal commodities laws
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Loginovskaya v. Batratchenko, 13-1624-CV (2d Cir. N.Y. Sept. 4, 2014), upheld a lower-court's


Three different approaches to RICO extraterritoriality
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

It is not uncommon for courts today to adjudicate claims arising outside their territorial jurisdiction. Some jurisdictions, such as the US, stand


Corporate Crime Update July 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2013

The New York Court of Appeal held that Bear Stearns is not barred from seeking D&O insurance coverage in circumstances where Bear Stearn’s customers


Corporate crime update August 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

The Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has narrowly construed the definition of 'whistleblower' under the Dodd-Frank Act 2010 to only apply to


Market Abuse Update January 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 13 2016

In September, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the final draft of its technical standards for the Market Abuse


US Supreme Court rules that the SEC must bring enforcement actions within 5 years of the commission of misconduct (not when it was discovered)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

The US Supreme Court has ruled that a five-year statutory limitation period imposed under the US Code (28 U.S.C. 2462) runs from the date of


Corporate crime update - July 2014 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

On June 18, a federal judge in New York authorized a warrant to be served on Google Inc. for the emails of an individual targeted in a money


Market manipulation: the curious case of Mr Hobbs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

In something of a reverse for the FSA, last month the Upper Tribunal directed that no action should be taken against Mr Hobbs, a trader whose conduct


US federal appeals court vacates insider trading convictions of hedge fund traders
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Newman, 13-1837 (2d Cir. Dec. 10, 2014), vacated the convictions of two former