United Kingdom - Three’s a Crowd – Tensions Between Corporates and Individuals in Internal Investigations

June 14, 2016

Last year, Dechert’s article, ‘new powers for the UK white-collar fantastic four’ accurately predicted that, during 2015, we would witness the UK’s first deferred prosecution agreement (DPA), the first significant corporate case under section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010, and hard-fought litigation concerning the nature and extent of legal professional privilege in internal investigations. These developments have had a particular impact on cooperating corporates, and the individuals who are caught up in internal or regulator-facing investigations.

Read the United Kingdom chapter of The GIR European, Middle Eastern and African Investigations Review 2016