Email sign-up

Enter your email address to receive our latest blog posts by email. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Loading

Uncategorised

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Sed massa orci, sollicitudin id pulvinar nec, semper suscipit felis. Suspendisse consequat ac neque ac interdum. Sed rhoncus, urna ut aliquam dignissim, mauris mauris ultrices leo, congue suscipit arcu libero eget massa.

eDiscovery in investigations: Collecting evidence efficiently and defensibly

The collection and review of data can be a large, important and potentially costly part of a corporate investigation.  In this blog post, which is the first in a short series on eDiscovery, we will look at how to make data collection and review as effective and painless as possible, whilst at the same time Read More

No Comments

Woefully inadequate anti-bribery measures lead to deferred prosecution agreement for aircraft refurbishment company

The SFO has concluded a deferred prosecution agreement with Airline Services Limited (ASL), a UK supplier of aircraft cabin parts and services, for failure to prevent bribery under s7 Bribery Act 2010.  Despite the company having received external legal advice on ABAC policies and procedures, it had failed to implement the recommendations adequately: Serious Fraud Read More

No Comments

The UK FCA reminds firms about the confidentiality of information requirements

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chose the latest edition of its Market Watch newsletter to highlight the importance of firms observing the confidentiality restrictions set out in information requirements. Confidentiality restrictions Formal information requirements issued by the FCA typically contain some form of wording to make it clear that they are confidential. However, the Read More

No Comments

SEC being forced to change its enforcement approach

In a conversation with A&O partner and former SEC Enforcement Official Bill White, Billy Jacobson explores the Supreme Court’s decision in SEC v. Liu decided in late June 2020, and two other recent Supreme Court decisions which are already having an impact on the SEC’s ability to bring cases going forward. To listen to the podcast click here. Read More

No Comments

The long arm of OFAC: U.S. secondary sanctions and English law governed finance agreements

Allen & Overy has published an article on the UK Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Lamesa Investments Ltd v Cynergy Bank Ltd which will be of interest to those involved with sanctions investigations.  The Court of Appeal confirmed that a provision in an English law facility agreement stating that the borrower would not be Read More

No Comments