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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…

Omar Qureshi, Amy Wilkinson

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…

Omar Qureshi, Amy Wilkinson

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…

Omar Qureshi, Amy Wilkinson

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…

Omar Qureshi, Georgina Swift

The Criminal Finances Act 2017: Key legal changes

United Kingdom - June 21 2017 In April 2016, the Government published an action plan ('Plan') to counter the money laundering and terrorist financing risks faced by the UK, as…

Andre Anthony, Richard Croker, Alison McHaffie, David Pygott, Omar Qureshi