Region: European Union

The impact of Brexit on cross-border investigations

Nine members of the commercial crime team at Fountain Court Chambers - including Sir Francis Jacobs KCMG QC, advocate general at the European Court of Justice for over 17 years - examine in detail the impact that Brexit is likely to have on privilege, mutual legal assistance, the European Arrest Warrant and more.

14 July 2016

UK data protection laws may receive US treatment in post-Brexit world

Following the UK’s decision on 23 June to leave the EU, lawyers have warned that a failure by the UK to bring its data protection laws in line with EU rules may create problems for companies under investigation.

01 July 2016

Self-reporting: what anti-corruption enforcers can learn from antitrust

Recent changes to how corruption is prosecuted, including a shift towards pursuing individuals, means there may now be more opportunity to use leniency programmes to encourage self-reporting of bribery, say Jane Shvets, Tim McIver, Erica Weisgerber and Andrew Lee at Debevoise & Plimpton.

21 June 2016

RJR Nabisco wins appeal curbing overseas reach of RICO

21 June 2016

European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition (DG Comp)

Featured in The Due Process Guide 2016

Lawyers say that at DG Comp, due process appears to come second to getting a “win”

02 June 2016

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