Topic: Professional secrecy

Greensill founder accused of using SFO investigation to duck public scrutiny

17 June 2021

US court permits ex-CFTC official to testify in JPMorgan spoofing case

07 May 2021

HSBC agrees to hand over documents to Huawei in Hong Kong

12 April 2021

Fifa president cannot access former Swiss AG’s criminal file

09 March 2021

Sweden charges individual over alleged Volvo espionage

24 February 2021

Facebook FTC negotiation documents to be disclosed

A Delaware judge has let plaintiffs access Facebook board communications so they can determine whether the company’s record $5 billion privacy fine was inflated in return for its chief executive avoiding personal liability.

16 February 2021

Exercising right to silence “easier” for individuals after ECJ insider trading ruling

Lawyers across the EU have welcomed a European court ruling that clarifies an individual’s right to silence in regulatory market abuse investigations.

10 February 2021

PwC partners could face criminal charges in Australia over alleged privilege misuse

03 February 2021

Australian tax agency reaches $105 million settlement with Israeli banks

Israeli lender Israel Discount Bank and its subsidiary, Mercantile Discount Bank, have agreed to pay $105 million to settle claims they helped a wealthy Australian family evade income tax.

01 February 2021

Shell’s in-house lawyers not covered by privilege, court rules

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A Rotterdam court has ruled that Shell’s in-house lawyers are insufficiently independent from the company and cannot claim legal privilege, in a decision connected to a Dutch investigation into alleged bribery by Shell in Nigeria.

25 October 2019

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