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UK Conduct Regulator Bans Former LIBOR Submitter From Performing Any Regulated Activity
On November 1, 2018, the U.K. FCA published the Final Notice (dated October 30, 2018) that it issued to a former employee of a major international bank ...
23 Nov 2018
Southern District Of New York Dismisses Putative Securities Fraud Class Action With Prejudice, Finding Individual Defendants' Retention Of Zero-Cost Stock And Vested Options Undermined Inference Of Scienter
On June 11, 2018, Judge Paul A. Engelmayer of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed with prejudice a putative securities fraud class action ...
United States
22 Jun 2018
Andreas Löhdefink Writes Article On Insider Trading In Germany
The article discusses insider trading, with a focus on the latest legal developments in this field at the EU and German level.
29 Nov 2017
New Corporate Offences Of Failure To Prevent The Criminal Facilitation Of Tax Evasion
New Corporate Offences Of Failure To Prevent The Criminal Facilitation Of Tax Evasion.
17 Nov 2017
Olagues V. Icahn, Et Al.: A Limited But Important Ruling On Disgorging Short-Swing Profits
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a limited, but potentially significant, ruling on disgorging short-swing profits.
United States
8 Nov 2017
Addressing Insider Trading, Federal Appeals Court Clarifies What Constitutes A "Personal Benefit"
On 23 August 2017, in a widely followed case (United States v. Martoma), a divided panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (which hears appeals from district courts in Connecticut...
United States
8 Nov 2017
Salman V. United States: Supreme Court Holds That Tips Made To Relatives Do Not Require Monetary Benefit To Qualify As Insider Trading
On 6 December 2016, in Salman v. United States, the US Supreme Court ("Court") affirmed the insider trading conviction of a defendant who traded on inside information after receiving it....
United States
20 Feb 2017
UK To Establish International Anti-Corruption Coordination Center
The UK government has announced plans to create the first-ever International Anti-Corruption Co-ordination Centre.
United States
8 Aug 2016
UK Government To Consult On Extending The Scope Of Section 7 Bribery Act 2010
On 12 May 2016, the UK Ministry of Justice ("MoJ") announced that it would be considering whether to extend the scope of the UK Bribery Act's section 7 offence of a corporate failing to prevent bribery to other economic crimes such as fraud and money laundering.
United States
8 Aug 2016
UK Serious Fraud Office Secures Its Second DPA
The President of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court has given final approval to the Serious Fraud Office's ("SFO") second ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA").
20 Jul 2016
FCPA Digest - July 2016
Thus far in 2016, the DOJ and SEC have resolved twelve FCPA corporate enforcement actions: SAP, SciClone, PTC, VimpelCom, Qualcomm, Olympus, Nordion, Novartis, Las Vegas Sands, Nortek, Akamai, and Analogic.
United States
12 Jul 2016
First UK Deferred Prosecution Agreement Approved By The English Courts
On 30 November 2015, the English Court approved the first Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") in the UK between the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") and Standard Bank ("SB").
2 Jun 2016
US Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates Discusses Individual Accountability And Yates Memo
On May 10, 2016, US Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates discussed the history and implementation of the so-called "Yates Memo," a September 2015 policy statement issued by the US Department of Justice entitled "Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing."
United States
31 May 2016
To Self-Report Or Not To Self-Report, That Remains The Question After The Justice Department's Latest Effort To Encourage Self-Reporting
On April 5, 2016, the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section launched a one-year Pilot Program that invites companies to self-report potential violations...
United States
4 May 2016
First UK Corporate Conviction For Failure To Prevent Bribery
As previously reported in our January 2016 edition, on 18 December 2015, Sweett Group PLC ("Sweett") pleaded guilty to failing to prevent an associated person bribing another...
28 Apr 2016
DOJ Issues Policy On Holding Individuals Accountable For Corporate Malfeasance
The Yates Memorandum adopts a position that had been publicly espoused by several high ranking Justice Department officials over the last year and that has been largely followed by prosecutors around the country.
United States
25 Nov 2015
LaVigne And Newcomb Publish Article On DOJ’s Expanded Criminal Enforcement Tools In The Sanctions Arena
The article discusses the Department of Justice’s latest criminal enforcement actions in the sanctions arena.
United States
28 Apr 2015
Shearman & Sterling's Recent Trends And Patterns In The Enforcement Of The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)/FCPA Digest
Shearman & Sterling’s bi-annual Trends & Patterns report provides insightful analysis of recent enforcement trends and patterns in the US, the UK, and elsewhere as well as helpful guidance on emerging best practices in FCPA and global anti-corruption compliance programs.
13 Jan 2015
Serious Fraud Office Issues Criminal Proceedings In Relation To LIBOR Manipulation
On October 28, 2014, the UK’s Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") announced that it has issued criminal proceedings against Noel Cryan, a former employee at Tullett Prebon Group Ltd, for the manipulation of LIBOR, which brings the number of individuals facing charges brought by the SFO for LIBOR manipulation to thirteen.
19 Nov 2014
Deferred Prosecution Agreements
Prosecution Agreements are now available to prosecutors in the UK.
28 Apr 2014
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