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Snapshot: asset confiscation in United Kingdom

United Kingdom - October 5 2020 A Q&A guide to confiscation in United Kingdom, covering the legal framework, secondary proceeds, third-party ownership, value-based confiscation, using confiscated property to settle claims and more.

Benjamin Sharrock, Henry Stewart, Marie Kavanagh, Tom Epps.

Snapshot: civil asset recovery in United Kingdom

United Kingdom - October 5 2020 A Q&A guide to civil asset recovery proceedings in United Kingdom.

Benjamin Sharrock, Henry Stewart, Marie Kavanagh, Tom Epps.

The US-UK Data Access Agreement: A new dawn for transatlantic criminal investigations?

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - May 1 2020 In June 2019 we wrote about the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 (COPOA), an unheralded piece of legislation that created a framework for…

Andrew D. Goldstein, Daniel Grooms, Marie Kavanagh, Oliver McGlashan, Tom Epps, William Schwartz.

UK law enforcement powers stretch even further overseas - with worrying implications

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - June 27 2019 A recent piece of unheralded legislation, the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 (COPOA), has provided UK law enforcement with significantly…

High Court supports SFO bid to obtain documents claimed as privileged

United Kingdom - May 23 2017 In a landmark ruling on 8 May 2017, the High Court ordered that the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation ("ENRC") should hand over to the SFO…