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By Andrew Hearn
The recent decision of the English Supreme Court in Vedanta Resources PLC v Lungowe and others provides a further example of the willingness of the English courts to assume jurisdiction over cases which have very little connection with England.
By Matthew Cowie, Karen Coppens, Marie Perrault
In the less than two years since Sapin II came into force, France has demonstrated its clear intention to become a key enforcer alongside the U.S. Department of Justice and the UK Serious Fraud Office.
By Caroline Black, Timothy Bowden, Karen Coppens, Richard Hodge, Chloe Binding
We reported last year that the rise in multi-jurisdictional criminal and regulatory investigations over the past few years has led to improvements in cross-border cooperation between enforcement authorities in corporate investigations, ...
By Andrew Hearn, Daniel Natoff
Sovereign States have, for a long time, enjoyed a degree of protection from the English courts under the State Immunity Act 1978.
By Caroline Black, John Bedford
The British Parliament has recently published two important post-legislative assessments of the effectiveness of the UK's financial crime legislative framework, as well as an insight into future areas of focus.
By Caroline Black, Ben Barnett, Matthew Banham, Jeffrey A. Brown, Matthew L. Mazur, Laura Manson
On February 12 2019 the UK Parliament passed the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 (the "COPO Act").
By Caroline Black, Hector Gonzalez, Rebecca Kahan Waldman, William Fortherby
Dechert attorneys have contributed to the third edition of Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations, a practical guide for in-house counsel on navigating the complex waters of global investigations.
By Hector Gonzalez, Rebecca Kahan Waldman, Caroline Black, William Fortherby
In the United Kingdom, section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1987 gives the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) powers to serve a notice on companies or individuals compelling them to produce documents relevant to an SFO investigation.
By Caroline Black, Karen Coppens
However, her efforts during her first five months promise increased strategic focus with a side of stars and stripes.
By Caroline Black, Karen Coppens, Timothy Bowden
Dechert lawyers have authored the United Kingdom chapter in the 2018 Global Investigations Review European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review.
By Timothy Bowden
Dechert Senior Associate, Timothy Bowden, has contributed to a mini-roundtable hosted by Risk and Compliance discussing trends in anti-money laundering compliance regimes.
By Dechert LLP
For those facing a civil enforcement action, criminal investigation, or both, the choice of counsel has become increasingly complex and highstakes in the globalized economy.
By Mark Stapleton, Daniel Hawthorne, Nicolas Kokkinos
Historically, UK resident non-domiciled individuals have been able to achieve certain tax advantages through holding interests in UK residential property through offshore companies.
By Miriam Gonzalez
Not a drop of Iranian oil or petroleum can now be brought into the EU legally.
By Catherine Botticelli, Thomas Friedmann, Dennis Lawson, Emily Shea
A U.S. District Court in New York recently ruled that a public company could not be sued for fraud under the federal securities laws.
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