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Corporate Crime Monthly Update – July 2017

Welcome to the July 2017 edition of our corporate crime update – our round up of developments in relation to corruption, money laundering, fraud, sanctions and related matters. Our update now covers a number of jurisdictions. For the full update on each … Continue reading

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Filed under Bribery and Corruption, Corporate Crime, Herbert Smith Freehills

Big Four settle disclosure case with SEC

The SEC’s administrative court approved a settlement between the SEC and the Chinese affiliates of PwC, Ernst & Young, KPMG, BDO and Deloitte, fining each $500,000 for not having complied with an SEC disclosure order. 

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A substantial likelihood that SEC policy of “no admission” settlements will continue

In a preliminary opinion handed down yesterday, the US Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit) granted the SEC’s application for a stay of district court proceedings, pending resolution of interlocutory appeals and/or its petition for mandamus.  Although the appeals are still to be … Continue reading

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Filed under Americas, Herbert Smith Freehills, JURISDICTIONS, Non-UK regulation