Category Archives: litigation

News from the SFO

Conviction in first UK Libor trial The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) continues to promote itself as a tough prosecution agency, although recently it recognised that deferred prosecution agreements are an appropriate prosecutorial tool – provided that it is in the public interest to do so and the corporate body has fully cooperated. The SFO remains…
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Enforcing foreign judgments: traps for the unwary

Enforcing foreign judgments: traps for the unwary In the first of our guest posts by members of the dispute resolution team at Herbert Smith Freehills, Anna Pertoldi looks at the traps involved in enforcing foreign judgments. Introduction It is surprising how difficult enforcing a judgment in another country can be. There are traps for the…
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