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UK SFO releases long awaited Corporate Co-operation Guidance

The UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") has released its long awaited Corporate Co-operation Guidance. It is a must read for any in-house counsel who...

South Africa: Redesigning Legal Services in Africa

Investors in Africa face an increasingly complex business environment, with numerous geopolitical and economic risks to consider, as well as having to comply with...

UK Introduces Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 – Extension of the SFO’s Evidence...

The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 ("Act") received Royal Assent on 12 February 2019. The Act allows UK law enforcement agencies including the...

US: DOJ Guidelines Incentivize Companies to Self-disclose and Cooperate in False Claims Act Cases

On 7 May 2019, the US Department of Justice issued Guidelines for Taking Disclosure, Cooperation, and Remediation into Account in False Claims Act Matters,...

Singapore: Wrongful Dismissal Claims What We Now Know

When the Employment Act (Amendment) Bill ("EA") was released in October 2018 (click here to read more), the issue that sparked the most discussion was the...

The Age of Hypercomplexity: Asia Pacific Business and Legal Macrotrends

Our world has never been more connected – by technology, manufacturing, trade, supply chains, tourism and popular culture – and this unprecedented globalization has...

US: What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Compliance Monitor

The settlement agreement has been signed, hands have been shaken, and what seemed to be an endless string of meetings and update calls with...

Poland: New rules regarding employees’ privacy and documentation

What is the new development Since 1 January 2019, there have been major changes in the provisions regarding keeping employee documentation. They are as follows:a) the...

Landmark UK decision reinstates privilege protection to investigation work product

On 5 September 2018, the UK Court of Appeal (CA) overturned the 2017 High Court ruling in SFO v ENRC WLR(D) 317 (ENRC Decision)...

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