Ever since the Serious Fraud Office concluded its first Deferred Prosecution Agreement with Standard Bank in late 2015, London lawyers have had the settlement under a microscope, trying to glean what they can from the judge’s decision.
In this issue, we take our own microscopes to the case. At GIR Live London in April, we invited a select group of panellists – including counsel to Standard Bank, Nicholas Purnell QC at Cloth Fair Chambers – to give their verdict on the DPA and to discuss the role of privilege in internal investigations.
In this edition:
- Data security: Storing data on US servers may compromise investigations
- Interview: Mark Livschitz – Bilfinger monitor
- Executives resign
- Interview: Marianne Djupesland
- Piercing the corporate veil: beneficial ownership registers not the answer
- Siemens enters into US$43 million Israel NPA
- Tabcorp to walk a cooperation “tightrope” in Cambodia bribery probe
- Standard Bank DPA:
- First accounts: interview transcripts not required
- What’s in a name?
- Fokker DPA
- GIR Live London:
- FCA won’t delegate investigations
- Middle management targeted by new FCA regime
- Disclosing first accounts could waive privilege, says Standard Bank QC
- DPAs and Privilege
- People news