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Europe’s top human rights court has affirmed that double jeopardy rules are not violated if dual proceedings are interconnected and conducted parallel to one another.
30 November 2016
14 September 2016
Norway’s second failed tax evasion prosecution echoes the collapsed Transocean case and shows police are still failing to conduct independent investigations into tax matters, says the defence counsel in the case.
06 September 2016
With prosecutors and local lawyers unpersuaded by the value of internal investigations and an enforcement agency that many believe lacks sufficient oversight, Norway can be a challenging jurisdiction for investigators. Waithera Junghae went to Oslo to find out more.
25 August 2016
Hanne Skaarberg Holen, counsel to Transocean, says she believes Norwegian prosecutors indicted one of her colleagues to maintain access to legally privileged information.
22 June 2016
A French prosecutor has welcomed a bill that would introduce a DPA-style settlement tool in France, a day after the lower house of the French parliament voted to approve it.
16 June 2016
In an interview with GIR, Marianne Djupesland, the head of corruption at Norway’s prosecution authority Økokrim rejects Transparency International’s 2015 criticisms that the country has a “moderate enforcement rate” and reiterates that companies do not have to waive privilege to be seen as cooperative – despite practitioners telling GIR otherwise.
02 June 2016
While generally praising of Økokrim, lawyers expressed concern that there is insufficient separation between the investigatory and decision-making parts of the agency.
02 June 2016
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