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SFO can request overseas documents from non-UK companies
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • October 22 2018

The Serious Fraud Office can validly issue a section 2 notice with extraterritorial application. It can compel production of documents held

Extra-territorial reach of SFO production Notices served pursuant to Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1987 (CJA 1987)
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2018

In R (on the application of KBR Inc) v The Director of the Serious Fraud Office 2018 EWHC 2368 (Admin), the High Court has recently considered the

Case Note: KBR Inc. v SFO
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • September 25 2018

On 6 September 2018 the UK High Court handed down its judgment in the application for judicial review brought by KBR Inc. (“KBR”) against the Director

Court rules SFO can require foreign corporates with a “sufficient connection” to the UK to produce overseas documents
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • 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