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Court rules SFO can require foreign corporates with a “sufficient connection” to the UK to produce overseas documents
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2018

On 6 September 2018, the Administrative Court rejected a judicial review challenge brought by KBR, Inc. (a US company) against the Serious Fraud


KBR Inc.: Foreign Companies Can Now Be Compelled to Produce Documents to the UK Serious Fraud Office
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 11 2018

On 6 September 2018, following hot on the heels of the important decision on the application of litigation privilege in internal investigations in


Arbitration Class Waivers, Past Practice (not established) and Skirmishing Over Information Requests All Part of Recent NLRB Action
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2018

Since December 2017, when the Board issued a number of decisions which restored precedent that had been changed in the last few years, (discussed here


SEC Files Settled Action Concerning Accounting Issues That Led To A Restatement In 2014
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2018

On July 2, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) entered into a settlement with Houston-based global engineering, construction, and


Fourth Circuit Address “Political Question’ Doctrine in Case Against Government Contractor
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • June 21 2018

On June 20, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided the case of In re: KBR, Inc. Burn Pit Litigation, affirming the ruling of


UK SFO facing judicial review on the question of its powers to demand overseas data
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2018

The Serious Fraud Office is facing another judicial review of its actionsthis time by US engineering and construction company, KBR Inc. KBR


SEC enforcement actions under exchange act rule 21F-17
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2017

Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Rule 21F-17(a) prohibits “any action to impede an individual from communicating directly with the


Halliburton Agrees to Settle FCPA Claim for $29 Million in Disgorgement and Penalties
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

Halliburton Company recently settled allegations that the company improperly steered business to the friend of an Angolan official in exchange for


Mobility clauses in employment contracts Reasonableness is key
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), in the case of Kellogg Brown & Root (UK) Ltd. v (1) Fitton and (2) Ewer, examined in detail reliance by an


Vavra Decision Highlights Avenues for Potential Anti-Kickback Act Liability
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

On February 3, 2017, the Fifth Circuit decided US ex rel Vavra v. Kellogg Brown & Root, No. 15-41623, 2017 WL 473873 (5th Cir. 2017), determining that