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Litigation privilege in the context of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) – an analysis of the High Court's treatment of litigation privilege issues in ENRC and the consequent Court of Appeal judgment

By and | 24 Oct 2018

There was relief at the rejection of the High Court's judgment especially in relation to the ruling that litigation privilege can attach to internal investigation reports and their underlying documents.

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Dirty laundry: Do British businesses risk being tarnished by new EU anti-money laundering rules post-Brexit?

Dirty laundry: Do British businesses risk being tarnished by new EU anti-money laundering rules post-Brexit?

By and | 05 Oct 2018

Fieldfisher corporate crime partner Francesca Titus and corporate crime associate Elliott Kenton discuss how moves to tighten up EU AML legislation could side-line UK companies.

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How effective is the Bribery Act?: Fieldfisher submits evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee

By and | 26 Jul 2018

Seven years after the Bribery Act 2010 ("Act") came into force a House of Lords select committee (HLSC) has been tasked with examining its effectiveness and impact, in particular on small medium enterprises (SMEs).

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Government publishes guidance to corporate tax evasion offences

Government publishes guidance to corporate tax evasion offences

By , and | 07 Sep 2017

Today the Government has published guidance for the corporate tax evasion offences which come into force on 30 September

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SFO announces charges in Barclays Qatar capital raising case

SFO announces charges in Barclays Qatar capital raising case

By and | 20 Jun 2017

The Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") announced today that Barclays and four former senior executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance.

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SFO v ENRC judgment could signal the demise of business cooperation with the SFO

SFO v ENRC judgment could signal the demise of business cooperation with the SFO

By | 11 May 2017

Today saw the publication of Mrs Justice Andrews' judgment in the claim brought by the Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd.

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Corporate Liability for Economic Crime

Corporate Liability for Economic Crime

By and | 14 Mar 2017

The Government is examining the case for reform of the law on corporate liability for economic crime, and has commenced an open call for evidence.