Topic: Extraterritoriality

Lynch fights US extradition in fraud case

A lawyer acting for UK entrepreneur Michael Lynch said that the US is not “the global marshal of the corporate world”.

09 February 2021

UK Supreme Court limits SFO’s investigative powers

The UK’s highest court has ruled that the Serious Fraud Office cannot force a foreign company to hand over material stored abroad, in a decision that experts say should make conducting global investigations more difficult.

05 February 2021

ICO publishes SEC data sharing guidance for UK companies

20 January 2021

US authorities given additional powers to subpoena foreign banks

The recently passed US defence bill significantly increases the scope of banking records that the Justice and Treasury departments can demand from foreign banks.

07 January 2021

Second Circuit sides with DOJ in foreign bribery appeal

A Hong Kong businessman argued that his FCPA conviction was based partly on contradictory charges, and should therefore be quashed. The Second Circuit disagreed in a December ruling.

04 January 2021

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