Topic: Due process

Former BitMEX executives demand whistleblower interview notes

19 January 2022

IBA hits out at UN, OECD and FATF over privilege comments

The International Bar Association has published a statement defending the principle of legal professional privilege from “international attack”.

17 January 2022

ENRC accuses law firm of “extremely troubling” privilege violations

Mining company ENRC wants to stop a London law firm from acting for the ex-prime minister of Kazakhstan, who faces a civil trial for allegedly leaking confidential information to the SFO.

11 January 2022

GIR Live Hong Kong: New Chinese data law hampering internal investigations

“We’ve been facing a lot more pressure from the targets of investigations,” said a Hong Kong-based lawyer.

09 December 2021

Tom Hayes loses attempt to revisit Libor conviction

An independent body has provisionally decided not to instruct an appeals court to revisit the 2015 conviction of former UBS and Citibank trader Tom Hayes for rigging the Libor benchmark rate.

08 December 2021

Indonesian prosecutors seek death penalty in corruption case

07 December 2021

FCA will have more “bite” after oversight changes

The Financial Conduct Authority’s new ability to begin civil or criminal enforcement proceedings without consulting an independent committee will allow the agency to be more aggressive, lawyers said.

01 December 2021

FCA rejigs decision making processes

29 November 2021

European court: Estonia’s privilege system breaches human rights

The European Court of Human Rights has found that Estonia’s legal system lacks crucial protections regarding the legal professional privilege of lawyers under investigation.

17 November 2021

Former senior DOJ official: Prosecutors take their Brady obligations “extraordinarily seriously”

A former Fraud Section official told GIR in an interview that despite the recent concerns raised regarding Brady materials, prosecutors have every intention to comply with their constitutional obligations.

04 October 2021

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