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Envoyé: 07 August 2019
On 06 August 2019, the SFO published Corporate Cooperation Guidance for companies considering whether to self-report fraud or wrongdoing. We review the SFO’s expectations and potential implications for privilege and parallel proceedings.
Envoyé: 07 June 2019
There are very few instances where statutory powers interfere with a client’s entitlement to assert privilege.
One concerning exception is so-called “technical” abrogations, which are beginning to spread.
Envoyé: 04 December 2018
This blog post examines the second of two recent post ENRC decisions on litigation privilege.
This blog post examines the first of two recent post ENRC decisions on litigation privilege.
Envoyé: 21 November 2018
Now the fuss over the decision in SFO v ENRC decision has died down, it is worth focussing on comments the Court of Appeal made about the interplay between privilege and Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs).
Envoyé: 20 September 2018
Director of the SFO V Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited: the Court of Appeal judgment.
Dernière révision: 19 September 2018 / Envoyé: 20 February 2018
The Criminal Court of Appeal considered a claim for litigation privilege over documents generated when matters were still at an investigatory stage, agreeing with the analysis in ENRC as to when a criminal prosecution can be said to be in reasonable contemplation.
Dernière révision: 19 September 2018 / Envoyé: 01 May 2018
The Divisional Court has added support to the proposition that litigation privilege is not available in a criminal context until the prosecution authorities have decided actually to prosecute.
Envoyé: 18 September 2018
Celebrated as a big win for legal professional privilege, what difference will the Court of Appeal decision in Director of the SFO v ENRC make in practice?
Dernière révision: 23 August 2018 / Envoyé: 28 January 2014
Our dedicated privilege microsite, Passmore on Privilege, is a user friendly guide to the key principles of legal professional privilege.
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