Crime, Fraud & Investigations


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  • The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill


    Submitted: 21 November 2017

    A bill to give the UK Government powers currently derived from the EU, but which contains broad legislative powers that could see changes to the sanctions regime in future.

  • Managementhaftung beim Unternehmenskauf: Diese Fragen müssen Sie beantworten können!


    Submitted: 14 November 2017

    Der Artikel widmet sich Haftungsfragen für das Management und der Frage, wie sich Transaktion erfolgreich gestalten und zugleich das Risiko einer Inanspruchnahme signifikant reduziert werden kann. Dazu wird der Akquisitionsprozess in Phasen unterteilt betrachtet. Neben der Business Judgement Rule werden Haftung und Haftungsvermeidung bei Transaktionen, Due Diligence, Bewertung und Kaufpreis, Garantien und Freistellungen, Risikoabschirmung im Unternehmenskaufvertrag, Post Deal Integration und Beweislast erläutert.

  • Combatting trade based money laundering Restricted access


    Submitted: 13 November 2017

    Slides from our Round table discussion, in conjunction with Pelican and Dow Jones, which focused on the increasing use of trade as a vehicle for money laundering and terrorist financing activities. A number of insights were shared on the latest updates to local and global regulatory frameworks, the current techniques and methods being adopted by criminals and the role of technology as a method of increasing controls.

  • Podcast 617: Interviews

    Video Podcast

    Submitted: 13 November 2017

    Simmons & Simmons Supervising Associate Alexandra Webster speaks to David Bridge about whether recent decisions on privilege affect the approach to interviews in investigations.

  • Legal Headwinds: Asia - Quarterly Report - Q4 2017 Restricted access


    Submitted: 01 November 2017

    The Q4 2017 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to financial institutions operating in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Supreme Court rewrites the law on dishonesty


    Submitted: 26 October 2017

    The test for dishonesty in criminal trials applied for 35 years has been overturned by the Supreme Court, with major implications for white collar crime trials.

  • Autumn Legal Business Update 2017 Restricted access


    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 22 September 2017

    Learn about a broad range of topical issues relevant to financial institutions, asset managers and investment funds, from lawyers across many disciplines.

  • Cybersecurity: Threats from Suppliers, Partners and Professional Advisors Restricted access


    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    Cybersecurity often starts and ends with a business’s own defences. This session looks at the critical threat posed by third parties - outsourcing, partners and professional advisors - and consider the key liabilities that may arise and practical steps which might mitigate the threat.

  • FCA/PRA Enforcement - What Next? Restricted access


    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session looks at what may be coming in terms of investigations and enforcement from the regulators, including trends from recent FCA/PRA enforcement activity, developments in the FCA/PRA’s approach to investigations and changes to enforcement processes, as well as predictions from recent pronouncements and publications.

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