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New sanctions reporting requirements for non-financial sector businesses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 14 2017

With effect from 8 August, the Government has introduced significant new reporting requirements in relation to EU asset freeze regimes. Previously


Middle East Financial Services Bulletin - June 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • June 21 2017

Since the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and the Kingdom of Bahrain announced on Monday 5 June 2017 that they would sever


Introduction of new UK financial sanctions enforcement powers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 19 2017

On 1 April 2017, Part 8 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 (the "Act") came into force, introducing new powers for the Office of Financial Sanctions


Court of Appeal finds third party who conspired with defendant to breach freezing order could be liable for tort of conspiracy to injure by unlawful means
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2017

In a claim by JSC BTA Bank against the son-in-law of its former Chairman alleging conspiracy to injure by unlawful means, the Court of Appeal held


SFC urges intermediaries to review compliance with AMLcft requirements following identification of deficiencies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 15 2017

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a circular on 26 January 2017 (Circular) highlighting its concerns regarding compliance by


Corporate Crime Monthly Update January 2017 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • February 1 2017

On 22 November 2016, the Tokyo District Prosecutor's Office charged Hiroshi Minamihashi, former deputy manager at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking


Hong Kong government launches two consultations on legislative proposals to enhance regime for combatting money laundering and terrorist financing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 19 2017

Earlier this month, the Hong Kong government launched two consultations on legislative proposals aimed at bringing Hong Kong in line with


Preview of 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March


Hong Kong strides towards a cashless society
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 10 2016

The Payment Systems and Stored Value Facilities Ordinance (Ordinance) came into effect on 13 November 2015. The Ordinance aims to minimise and manage


Corporate Crime Update - October 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2016

The Criminal Finances Bill 2016-17 (the "Bill") was presented to Parliament and had its first reading in the House of Commons on Thursday 13th