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The SFO and KBR: UK Supreme Court limits extraterritorial effect of SFO powers

European Union, United Kingdom - February 16 2021 In R (on the application of KBR, Inc) (Appellant) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office (Respondent) [2021] UKSC 21 the Supreme Court held that the…

Alex Plant

Post-Brexit UK / EU extradition arrangements: Business as usual?

European Union, United Kingdom - February 15 2021 On 24 December 2020, the UK and the EU agreed the terms of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (the "TCA"). Contained in the TCA is the agreement…

Alex Logier

Money laundering risks in the gambling sector

United Kingdom - February 11 2021 Recent developments and enforcement action taken within the gambling sector have highlighted the need for operators to carry out a robust assessment…

Fran Legg

Looking ahead: Proposed changes to the Modern Slavery Act 2015

European Union, United Kingdom - October 6 2020 On 22nd September 2020, the government published its response to a public consultation on transparency in supply chains. The response demonstrates…

Fran Legg, Leanne Raven, Paul Reeves

The Boohoo scandal: A reminder of Modern Slavery Act 2015 obligations

European Union, United Kingdom - August 10 2020 The recent undercover investigation by The Sunday Times into poor pay and working conditions at a supplier of the fast-fashion retail brand Boohoo is…

Charlotte Varela, Imogen Heywood, Fran Legg, Paul Reeves