A UK High Court ruled on April 19 that if it had jurisdiction to do so, it would have found unlawful the SFO’s failure to require full witness accounts from a company subject to a Deferred Prosecution Agreement in order to ensure a fair trial for individuals.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Legal Professional Privilege
In a landmark ruling, the High Court in London has said that interview notes — made by a company’s external law firm as part of internal investigations into allegations of corruption in Kazakhstan and Africa — are not protected by legal professional privilege.… Continue Reading
An insight into the difficulties of establishing and protecting e-legal professional privilege arising from a bribery investigation was recently provided in a recent administrative law case.
The claimant, a bribery suspect, sought to challenge the Serious Fraud Office’s use of inside IT specialists for sifting through and isolating potential legal professional privilege (LPP) material from his seized electronic devices.… Continue Reading