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  • Civil and criminal proceedings

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    Veröffentlicht: 23 November 2016

    The increasing reach of criminal law in relation to companies means that, more and more often, civil proceedings are running in parallel to criminal investigations or prosecutions. We look at the issues that can arise.

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: staying proceedings

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    Veröffentlicht: 23 November 2016

    Civil proceedings can sometimes be launched where a criminal investigation is already underway into the same underlying events. Can civil proceedings be stayed in these circumstances?

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: settlement discussions

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    Veröffentlicht: 23 November 2016

    Threatening criminal proceedings might seem a powerful weapon when negotiating to resolve a civil dispute, but it needs to be handled with care.

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: witness handling

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    Veröffentlicht: 23 November 2016

    ​The rules as to what lawyers can do when dealing with witnesses get more complex when there are parallel criminal and civil proceedings.

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: use of documents in civil proceedings

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    Veröffentlicht: 23 November 2016

    When can material derived from a criminal investigation be relied upon in civil proceedings, and what steps can be taken to protect the information within them.

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: can convictions prove facts in a civil case?

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    Veröffentlicht: 23 November 2016

    To what extent can the court's findings in a criminal trial, and in particular the fact of a criminal conviction, be used as evidence by a party in a civil claim based on the same facts?

  • Civil and criminal proceedings: private prosecutions as a litigation tool?

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    Veröffentlicht: 23 November 2016

    Private prosecutions are increasingly being used by individuals and commercial entities instead of, or in conjunction with, civil proceedings. Are they the ultimate tactical weapon in a dispute?

  • Hong Kong regulatory enforcement newsflash Eingeschränkter Zugriff

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    Veröffentlicht: 14 November 2016

    Thomas Atkinson, Executive Director of Enforcement at the Securities & Futures Commission (SFC), gave a keynote speech on 09 November 2016 at the 7th Pan Asian Regulatory Summit. He announced the “key risk areas” that Enforcement is now focusing on.

  • Navinder Sarao pleads guilty to spoofing and wire fraud in Chicago federal court

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    Veröffentlicht: 11 November 2016

    Following extradition to the United States, on 09 November 2016 London based trader Navinder Sarao pleaded guilty to spoofing and wire fraud and agreed to settle civil proceedings brought by the US CFTC.

  • Sapin II law: is France at the cutting edge of anti-corruption legislation?

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    Veröffentlicht: 10 November 2016

    On 08 November 2016 the new Sapin II Bill was passed. The new law introduces a number of anti-corruption measures, including the creation of a national anti-corruption agency, the introduction of new offences and penalties and the imposition of obligations on companies and senior management to prevent corruption and to introduce processes and protection for whistleblowers.

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