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KBR fights SFO on extraterritorial application of section 2 notices

By Waithera Junghae

17 April 2018

KBR fights SFO on extraterritorial application of section 2 notices Royal Courts of Justice (Credit: Tony Hisgett on Flickr )

A lawyer acting for US engineering company KBR has argued that the UK parliament never intended section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act to apply to documents held by foreign companies outside of the UK.