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Latest privilege decision limits scope of litigation privilege
  • Osborne Clarke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2017

In a significant High Court decision, Mrs Justice Andrews has sought to recalibrate the scope of litigation privilege. The ruling will be of

Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 12 May 2017
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • India, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • May 12 2017

On 8 May 2017, Mrs Justice Geraldine Andrews DBE handed down a landmark judgment in the High Court. This judgment followed the SFO's application for

SFO overcomes privilege claim for internal investigation documents
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2017

The High Court has held that certain documents created by legal and other advisers of Eurasian National Resources Ltd (“ENRC”) during an internal

May 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA, Canada, China
  • May 4 2017

The WTO announced that WTO members discussed the relationship between Trade Facilitation provisions in regional trade agreements (RTAs) and the WTO’s

SFO v ENRC privilege ruling restricts privilege in internal corruption investigation
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2017

Enforcement authorities (both criminal and regulatory) have been taking an increasingly combative approach to claims to legal professional privilege

High Court rules that litigation privilege does not apply to documents produced in an internal investigation
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2017

On May 9 2017, the High Court ruled in favour of the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO"), finding that certain categories of documents produced by Eurasian

Duty to disclose under section 3 of the Fraud Act 2006? The decision in HKSAR v Luk Kin Peter Joseph
  • Bright Line Law
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • May 9 2017

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal in HKSAR v Luk Kin Peter Joseph (FACC 62016) (‘Luk’) has clarified the meaning of “agent” under the Prevention of

Time to Reform Legal Privilege?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2017

The 'fitness for purpose' of the legal privilege regime is under question, notably in the context of regulatory intervention. So, has the time come

Corporate Crime Monthly Update - May 2017 - United KingdomEurope
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 12 2017

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has fined Clyde & Co LLP £50,000 and three individuals £10,000 each. This follows a number of allegations made

La nouvelle procédure de Convention Judiciaire d’Intérêt Public
  • Cohen & Gresser LLP
  • European Union, France, United Kingdom
  • February 22 2017

L’article 22 de la loi relative à la transparence, à la