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Corporate crime weekly highlights—15 February 2018

Published on: 15 February 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate crime weekly highlights—15 February 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Keeping up to date
  • Civil recovery proceedings Practice Direction amendments—7 February 2018
  • Legal privilege in criminal cases
  • Court of Appeal Criminal Division rules witness statement taken during internal investigation does not attract litigation privilege
  • High Court provides welcome clarification of litigation privilege
  • Trial on indictment
  • New handbook issued on better case management for Crown Court judges
  • Evidence
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate Crime highlights includes analysis of two key cases on litigation privilege—one from the High Court (Bilta (UK) Ltd v Royal Bank Of Scotland Plc & Anor) and one from the Court of Appeal Criminal Division (Health and Safety Executive v Jukes) as well analysis of the decision of the Supreme Court on appeals against prohibition notices served under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HM Inspector of Health and Safety v Chevron North Sea Ltd) and the impact of Brexit on the export control regime. Also covered are amendments to the Civil Recovery Proceedings Practice Direction, the new Better Case Management Handbook and an exploration into why the criminal evidence disclosure regime is failing. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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