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Privileges Against Self-Incrimination and Penalties to Impact Australian Class Action Strategy
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • October 30 2018

In a shareholder class action, the plaintiff sought discovery of documents from the defendant partnership in relation to

Hong Kong Competition Court clarified the scope of privilege against self-incrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • July 16 2018

The Competition Tribunal adopted a narrow interpretation of "person" in determining privilege against self-incrimination. An employer cannot claim the

Self-Incrimination Abroad
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • June 30 2018

Back on May 9, I suggested that a future post on whether the Fifth Amendment’s guarantee against self-incrimination applies to non-citizens abroad was

Australian Full Court rules on self-incrimination CFMEU v ABCC
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia
  • February 8 2018

On 30 January 2018 the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia delivered its judgment in Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v

Challenges in Successfully Asserting The Fifth Amendment
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • USA
  • January 21 2018

Sorting through when, how and the extent to which a deponent in civil litigation may invoke the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination

Hong Kong Competition Tribunal issues judgment on the right against selfincrimination
  • Slaughter and May
  • Hong Kong
  • November 1 2017

In October 2017 the Hong Kong Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) handed down its judgment on applications made by two respondents, Nutanix and BT, to

Work Safety is Everyone’s Concern - Know Your Responsibilities and Act Now
  • Castrén & Snellman
  • Finland
  • October 24 2017

An employee was seriously injured in an accidentthe supervisor, managing director and company were fined. Failures to monitor compliance with

When the OSC Comes Knocking
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • August 15 2017

In April, staff of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) commenced headline-grabbing regulatory enforcement proceedings against Home Capital Group

Case Note: Allen and Conti
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

This case, from the US Federal Appeals Court, considers the applicability of the Fifth Amendment’s privilege against self-incrimination in relation to

Self-Incrimination and Settlement Agreements
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2017

Misconduct in the securities industry can give rise to both criminal and regulatory liability. One problem that arises from this overlap is the