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US: applicability of business judgment rule to bank officers to be considered by Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

As the UK Government shapes, and reshapes, provisions in the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill to make individual accountability a reality for

MAS withdraws second merchant bank status in AML push
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 25 2016

In line with its increased commitment to combat money laundering and terrorist financing in Singapore, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has

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 - 21 March 2013 - Spain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain
  • March 21 2013

The Spanish Minister of Economy and Competition has submitted a draft bill that modifies the legal regime applicable to credit institutions. The

Market abuse update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, France, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 15 2014

The FCA has continued to build on the strong track record of civil and criminal enforcement action against abusive conduct and manipulation, notably

EU law does not preclude national legislation enabling competent authorities (FIU) to require provision of information direct from firms operating in jurisdiction without permanent establishment in the jurisdiction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Spain
  • April 29 2013

The European Court of Justice (the Court) has ruled that EU law does not prevent Spanish legislation from requiring credit institutions (operating in

French AMF fines two bloggers for “misleading” financial commentary
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France, USA
  • November 25 2013

The AMF has taken enforcement action against the author of a blog, a retired professor of financial analysis who describes himself on his blog site

Corporate crime update April 2013 - Spain
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain
  • April 12 2013

Amendments to the draft bill that aims to modify the legal regime applicable to managers of credit institutions Following the draft bill's public

FCA rejects calls for increased transparency on S.166 reviews
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2013

The FCA responded this week to industry feedback requesting greater transparency in relation to its use of section 166 'skilled person' reviews. As

The FCA's financial crime priorities
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2013

The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") recently published two documents which provide additional information about its current supervisory and