Topic: Data processing

First CLOUD Act agreement to accelerate prosecutors’ access to data, documents

Government investigators are now able to request information directly from communication service providers, including major tech companies

07 December 2022

Glenn Leon: data analytics in corporate compliance not about the “shiniest tool”

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The head of the DOJ’s fraud section said in-house lawyers should make the most of their resources when introducing data analytics into their company’s compliance programme, and indicated that more enforcement actions and policy changes are on the horizon.

01 December 2022

Dutch challenger bank wins legal fight over “innovative” AML checks

“Determining the effectiveness of anti-money laundering systems should be about the outcome, not how the organisation got there,” said a lawyer who helped Bunq win a landmark victory against a Dutch financial regulator.

10 November 2022

Director of Public Prosecutions: CPS can learn from reports into SFO failings

Max Hill KC told a London legal conference that the reports’ emphasis on early engagement with defence counsel during investigations is something his agency needs to keep in mind.

10 October 2022

SFO reviews pile on the pressure

UK practitioners condemned the UK’s anti-fraud watchdog for the “basic” failures described in recent reviews of the agency and say the reports provide an urgent opportunity for learning and reflection by the SFO and the government.

28 July 2022

Law firm targets Dutch authorities over alleged privilege breaches

Two groups representing Dutch criminal defence lawyers have joined law firm Stibbe in a civil case over alleged infringements of confidential communications between lawyers and their clients.

04 February 2022

Q&A with former DOJ prosecutor Sujit Raman

Former senior DOJ prosecutor Sujit Raman, now at Sidley Austin in Washington, DC, spoke to GIR about the increasing national security dimension to US corporate crime enforcement and the impact of emerging technology on white-collar investigations.

16 December 2021

SFO “learning the lessons” from Serco trial collapse

SFO director Lisa Osofsky said her agency “could have done things differently and better” in the failed prosecution of former executives of UK outsourcing company Serco.

03 November 2021

NCA plans to boost UK Financial Intelligence Unit's resources

16 September 2021

DOJ staff struggling to deal with weight of foreign evidence requests

The international affairs office of the DOJ’s criminal division says that it doesn’t have enough resources to deal with its backlog of mutual legal assistance cases.

23 July 2021

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