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What happens to seized data that falls outside the scope of a search warrant?

United Kingdom - July 2 2018 In a judicial review challenge of a Crown Court decision to refuse an application to require an Authority to return data copied from seized devices...

Amy Wilkinson, Omar Qureshi.


Individuals sentenced following the first contested corporate bribery prosecution under the Bribery Act

United Kingdom - May 8 2018 In March, we reported on the UK's first contested prosecution under s.7 of the Bribery Act 2010 ("BA"), in which Skansen Interiors Limited ("SIL"), a...

Amy Wilkinson, Omar Qureshi.


The jury is out on compliance in the first test of the Bribery Act’s adequate procedures defence

United Kingdom - March 1 2018 Prior to becoming dormant in 2014, SIL was actively trading as a fit-out refurbishment contractor in the South-East of England, primarily in London...

Amy Wilkinson, Omar Qureshi.


Supreme Court aligns criminal and civil law concepts of dishonesty

United Kingdom - November 7 2017 In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has determined that the second limb of the “Ghosh test”, used to determine dishonesty in criminal cases for...

Georgina Swift, Omar Qureshi.


The Verdict - Summer 2017

Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy - June 21 2017 The Czech Republic fi rst recognised that legal entities could be criminally liable in the 2012 Act on Criminal Liability of Legal Entities and...

Jessica Foley, Omar Qureshi.