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Running an internal corporate investigation is fraught with risk. Even a single-site, small to medium sized company will face a number of difficulties in carrying out an internal investigation. The risks multiply many times when the company concerned operates in a number of different countries.
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Corporate Crime analysis: Are the courts showing signs of relaxing the stringent threshold to be met when resisting extradition? Helen McDowell, business crime managing partner, and Emily Wilson of Peters & Peters, advise that it’s worth considering new human rights angles in extradition cases. To read the article in full please click on the attachment below.
This article focuses on what happens at trial. What steps can a party to civil proceedings take at that stage to avoid providing evidence which might incriminate them? To read the article please click on the attachment below.
Miranda Ching examines changes to the criminal cartel offence, the Victim's Right to Review, HMRC's exposal of tax evasion and new guidance on the issuing of cautions. To read the article please click on the attachment below. It is reproduced with the kind permission of the Solicitor's Journal.
The article discusses the recent case of Lord Hanningfield v. Chief Constable of Essex Police  EWHC 243 (QB) and whether more successful civil actions challenging arrests are now set to follow. This article is reproduced with the kind permission of Lexis Nexis. To read the article please click on the attachment below.
Amongst the powers vested in the new Financial Conduct Authority is the ability to publish the fact of, and facts relating to, regulatory proceedings at a far earlier stage than the Authority’s successor hitherto enjoyed. This article considers the FCA’s new power, and the regulator’s proposals on how it should be exercised.
Partner and Head of the Business Crime Department Michael O' Kane and Associate Maria Cronin are both quoted in this article. To read the article please click on the attachment below.
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